Fiscal Year 2014 Giving Societies
For gifts received between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014
The Gateway Society includes recent graduates who make annual gifts at specific giving levels during their first 14 years as alumni.
- Senior Year: $50
- Reunion years 1 - 4: $500 - $999
- Reunion years 5 - 9: $1,000 - $1,499
- Reunion years 10 - 14: $1,500 or more
The Christy Mathewson Society recognizes leadership annual gifts of $2,500 or more.
Members receive invitations to special celebrations during major campus events, including Homecoming, Reunion and Commencement.
- Scholar: $2,500 - $9,999
- Professor: $10,000 - $24,999
- Dean: $25,000 - $49,999
- Provost: $50,000 or more
The Cornerstone Society recognizes donors with consecutive annual giving at any level.
- Since graduation
- 3 - 9 years
- 10 - 24 years
- 25 - 39 years
- 40 years or more
Bucknell's lifetime giving recognition societies are based on cumulative gifts. Members receive special recognition from the University and invitations to exclusive events, and may be featured in Bucknell communications.
- Order of the Bison: $100,000 - $249,999
- 1846 Society: $250,000 - $499,999
- Founders' Society: $500,000 - $999,999
- William Bucknell Society: $1 million or more
Planned Gifts: The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Society
Includes alumni, parents and friends who have included Bucknell in their estate plans, or who have completed a life income gift, retained life estate or charitable trust of any size. Members receive a certificate and invitations to participate in Bertrand Society events.