Whether it's $25 for residential life programming or $250,000 for undergraduate research, every gift makes the Bucknell experience even better. On behalf of our students, thank you!

We are grateful to all of our supporters and proud to recognize them in the annual Honor Roll of Donors & Volunteers.

Annual Giving

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 three or more years of consecutive giving.

Lifetime Giving

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 Giving

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.


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