Donor Recognition

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Giving makes all the difference.

Lycoming College is pleased to recognize the loyalty and generosity of our alumni, parents and friends who financially support the college. Many of our loyal donors make a gift to Lycoming every year, and a large number of them have been giving to the college for many consecutive years. Every donor who makes a gift to Lycoming helps the college achieve its strategic goals of academic excellence and preparing students for a lifetime of success. We are eternally grateful for your dedication and support.

Lycoming Marks Record-breaking Year of Giving


Loyalty

Benjamin H. Crever Consistent Giving Society

Named after Lycoming's founder, the Benjamin H. Crever Consistent Giving Society recognizes alumni, parents and friends who have made gifts for five or more consecutive years to any fund at the college. Their sustained commitment is reflective of the tradition of enduring values and excellence that have marked our institution since its founding in 1812.

Lycoming is pleased to recognize the loyalty of our donors through various recognition levels.

Lycoming College Gift Recognition Levels:

  • Williamsport Academy Club — $1-$249
  • Dickinson Seminary Club — $250-$499
  • Junior College Club — $500-$999
  • Lycoming College Club — $1,000-$1,811
  • President's Circle — $1,812-$4,999
  • Trustees' Circle — $5,000-$9,999
  • Chairman's Circle — $10,000-$24,999
  • Founder's Circle — $25,000-$49,999
  • W. Gibbs McKenney Circle — $50,000 and up

Leadership

1812 Leadership Giving Society

The 1812 Leadership Giving Society pays special tribute to those donors who make gifts of $1,812 or more to any fund or funds during the fiscal year (July 1- June 30). Alumni, parents and friends who join the 1812 Leadership Giving Society demonstrate their commitment to preserving a strong future for Lycoming students.

Lycoming offers a number of recognition levels to honor our leadership donors.

The Metzler Gate Society provides a "gateway" to the 1812 Society by recognizing recent graduates who make annual gifts at specific levels starting with their senior year and continuing throughout their first 14 years as alumni.

  • Senior year: $100
  • Reunion years 1 - 4: $250
  • Reunion years 5 - 9: $500
  • Reunion years 10 - 14: $1,000

The 1812 Leadership Giving Society recognition levels:

  • President's Circle - $1,812-$4,999
  • Trustees' Circle - $5,000-$9,999
  • Chairman's Circle - $10,000-$24,999
  • Founder's Circle - $25,000-$49,999
  • W. Gibbs McKenney Circle - $50,000 and up

Lifetime

Founders Society

The Founders Society was established in 2016 to recognize extraordinary lifetime giving by alumni, parents, and friends. The Founders Society honors the legacy of Benjamin H. Crever, Lycoming College’s founder. Members of the Founders Society represent Lycoming College’s most generous philanthropists whose commitments have influenced the trajectory of Lycoming College.

Lycoming offers a number of recognition levels to honor our lifetime donors.

Lycoming College Gift Recognition Levels:

President Edward J. Gray Circle

The President Edward J. Gray Circle recognizes levels of lifetime giving of $100,000-$249,999, based on cumulative outright gifts to the college.

President John W. Long Circle

The President John W. Long Circle recognizes levels of lifetime giving of $250,000-$499,999, based on cumulative outright gifts to the college.

President D. Frederick Wertz Circle

The President D. Frederick Wertz Circle recognizes levels of lifetime giving of $500,000-$999,999, based on cumulative outright gifts to the college.

Benjamin H. Crever Circle

The Benjamin H. Crever Circle recognizes levels of lifetime giving of $1,000,000 or more, based on cumulative outright gifts to the college.


Tower Society

The Tower Society acknowledges the special commitment of donors who make contributions through gift planning. This includes a bequest, annuity, trust, life insurance policy, or other planned or deferred gift to the college.