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Giving Societies

Strength In Numbers

Giving societies leverage the strength of generosity multiplied by many. Join a giving society today at a level you choose. Every single gift makes a difference to students. 

Multi-Year Options

Heritage Circle

Commit at least $10,000 each year for three years in undesignated gifts.

Tower Society

Commit at least $5,000 in undesignated gifts, each year for three years.

Annual-Year Options

GU's fiscal year: June 1 through May 31

President’s Society

Regular members contribute $1,000 or more annually. Young alumni members (graduates within the last 10 years) contribute $100 or more annually.


  • Gold: $10,000+, Young Alumni $1,000+
  • Silver: $5,000-$9,999, Young Alumni $500-$999
  • Bronze: $2,500-$4,999, Young Alumni $250-$499
  • Copper: $1,000-2,499, Young Alumni $100-$249

Dean’s Club


  • GU 500: $500-$999
  • GU 250: $250-$499

Visionary Donors

Ivy Circle

Ivy Circle members ensure that Greenville University delivers its mission for years to come by including GU in their wills, estate gifts, trusts, and more.

Faithful Donors

H.J. Long Society

Join this elite group of donors whose faithful giving helps students year after year. Cumulative lifetime giving of at least $100,000 secures your place in this group. 

Don and Esther Jones Society

Join this elite group of H.J. Long Society members whose faithful generosity has accumulated lifetime giving of $1,000,000 or more.