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Donor Clubs and Societies

  • Donor Clubs and Societies

    Our clubs and societies strive to honor the important role that donors play in our success and to inspire new levels of philanthropy. Here are a few of our most popular recognition opportunities.

  • Saint Francis Society

    The Saint Francis Society members are stewards of excellence and play a vital role in the life and well-being of Saint Francis University. Annual members of the University’s Saint Francis Society contribute $1,000 or more to any University fund during the fiscal year.

    President's Circle

    Membership Level: Annual gifts of $10,000 or more - Presidents’ Circle recognizes the contributions and dedicated work of all University presidents. Each University president has left his mark on the character of this great institution. Through their annual support of gifts $10,000 or more, members ensure that the University continues as a leader in Catholic higher education.

    Assisi Circle

    Membership Level: Annual gifts of $5,000 - $9,999 - Assisi Circle recognizes the enduring influences of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi, on the University. Members of the Assisi Society share in the University’s Franciscan ideals and values. Through their annual support, donors in the Assisi circle help shape the character of the University today and tomorrow.

    Founders Circle

    Membership Level: Annual gifts of $2,500 - $4,999 - Founders Circle recognizes and celebrates the courage and work of the six Franciscan Friars who left family and country to establish a new community of faith and prayer in Loretto. Members of the Founders Circle embrace the mission and vision of the University and help the University make a significant difference in the world today

    Sustaining Member

    Membership Level: Annual gifts of $1,000 - $2,499

    1847 Legacy Society

    The University also recognizes those individuals who have chosen to support the University through a planned gift. Members of the 1847 Legacy Society support the University through a variety of planned giving opportunities: bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurance, and other planned gifts. The 1847 Legacy Society recognizes the enduring value of education. These donors help the University fulfill its promise of a high-quality education grounded in our Franciscan values.

    SFU Donor Clubs

    Charles Schwab Club

    Membership Cost: $500-$999 - The Charles Schwab Club recognizes the lasting impact our alumni have on shaping the character of the University. Named after the founder of Bethlehem Steel and the first president of the Saint Francis College Alumni Association, the Charles Schwab Club is a reminder of University’s rich history and all alumni who are a part of its fabric.

    The Evergreen Club

    Membership Cost: $250-$499 - The Evergreen Club honors our Franciscan heritage and respect for nature and all living creatures. The club recognizes the support of the many loyal donors who contribute to the growth and success of the University.

    The Bell Tower Club

    Membership Cost: $100-$249 - The Bell Tower Club recognizes the University’s strength and resilience. The University’s bell, caste in the city of Pittsburgh in 1859, reminds us of our past and its influence on the University today.

    The Red and White Club

    Membership: G.O.L.D. - The Red and White club celebrates the transformative spirit of our young alumni. Established in 2006, the Red and White Club recognizes the support of alumni who have graduated within the last ten years.