Donor Recognition Societies Recognizing W&L's Donors

The President's Society Honoring Washington and Lee's Most Generous Donors

The President's Society is Washington and Lee's recognition club honoring our most outstanding donors to the Annual Fund. Leadership gifts, those of $2,500 or more, typically account for close to 80 percent of the Annual Fund. Membership is available to any donor who gives $2,500 or more per year to the Annual Fund.

The 1749 Circle Honoring Washington and Lee's Most Loyal Donors

The 1749 Circle is a special philanthropic society recognizing and honoring the loyal alumni, parents, and friends who support the University consistently over time. This society is not about how much you give; it's about the simple act of giving, year after year.

Parents Leadership Council Honoring W&L's Most Generous Parents

The Parents Leadership Council is W&L's recognition society honoring our most outstanding donors to the Parents Fund. Membership is available to parents of current students who give $5,000 or more per year to the Parents Fund. Leadership gifts at this level typically account for more than three quarters of the Parents Fund.

The Doremus Society Honoring Donors Who Leave a Legacy

Members of The Doremus Society have expressed their commitment to Washington and Lee by naming the university as the ultimate beneficiary of a planned gift.