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Donor Societies

Vanderbilt supporters play a tremendous role in our ability to lead, discover and teach. The university recognizes generous and inspiring donors in a number of ways, including membership in donor societies.

Donors who give $2,500 or more to a single area between July 1 and June 30 gain membership in one of our donor societies.

Donor Society Giving Levels: 
Cornelius Vanderbilt    $25,000+
Dean's List/Circle        $10,000 – $24,999
Benefactor                   $5,000 – $9,999
Member*                      $2,500 – $4,999

*Alumni who graduated within the last 10 years are eligible for recognition with an annual gift of $1,000 or more.