Giving Societies | Benedictine College

Giving Societies

The President’s Circle

Annual donors that contribute $20,000 or more. A President’s Circle member will receive a commemorative keepsake and be listed on the President’s Circle wall of recognition placed outside of the President’s office in the Ferrell Academic Center.  They are invited to special gatherings throughout the year and are personally thanked by current students.  They are also listed in the Spirit of Giving and receive the Raven Review.

President Circle Levels

President’s Gold Circle$50,000+
President’s Circle$20,000 to $49,000

Cornerstone Society

Membership in the Cornerstone Society is obtained through annual giving, July 1 through June 30, of $1,000 - $19,999 to the Benedictine College Fund. The Fund supports vital student scholarships and financial aid, fuels innovative academic programs, grows faith initiatives, and keeps your favorite Benedictine organization, department or athletic team strong. All Cornerstone members will receive the Spirit of Giving publication.

Cornerstone Society Levels

Spires$15,000 to $19,999
Pillars$10,000 to $14,999
Keystone$5,000 to $9,999
Archway$1,000 to $4,999

Beanie Club

Alumni who have made their first gift to Benedictine College. Donors to this society will receive an exclusive Benedictine College beanie pin.

Summit Society

Lifetime Giving of $100,000 and above - Individuals who have donated substantially through the years to  Benedictine College will be recognized as members of the Summit Society, with lifetime of giving $100,000 or more.

1858 Loyalty Society

Those who have demonstrated a consistent commitment to Benedictine College through giving five or more years.

Charter Level: in recognition of five plus years of consecutive giving

Milestone Level: in recognition of ten to 19 years of consecutive giving

Lifetime Level: in recognition of 20 or more year of consecutive giving

Legacy Society

Individuals and couples who have placed Benedictine College in their estate plan or created an endowment shall become members of the Legacy Society.  This includes: trusts, life insurance policies, annuities, endowed chairs, retirement plans, life-income plans or funded a permanent endowment at a minimum level of $25,000.  Members of the Legacy Society will be honored on the Legacy wall and at an annual event.