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1854 Society

Who are 1854 Society Members

Membership is available to individuals, corporations and associations who support the mission of Rhode Island College, Rhode Island College Foundation and Rhode Island College Alumni Association. As long as the gift benefits the college, foundation, alumni association or athletics, it will be included in the cumulative total.

Benefits of Membership

1854 Society members are recognized annually in the Annual Report of Gifts and on the College Advancement web site. Occasional feature articles about The 1854 Society members are developed for the Alumni Magazine. 1854 Society members are invited to special donor recognition events and other events that may be developed specifically for Lifetime Giving Club members. Recognition pins for specific giving levels are presented at college events, and 1854 Society members are acknowledged at all college events.

Gifts used to calculate lifetime level

Rhode Island College accepts a 5 year pledge, matching gifts, Gifts-in-kind, and Estate gifts at 50% discounted value ($100,000 estate gift recognized at $50,000).

Patron's Circle

Bronze $10,000-24,999
Silver $25,000-49,999
Gold $50,000-74,999
Diamond $75,000-99,999

President's Circle

Benefactor $100,000-199,000
Trustee $200,000-399,000
Distinguished Trustee $200,000-399,000
Founder $400,000-499,000
Distinguished Founder $500,000-999,000
Ambassador $1,000,000-and up

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Page last updated: December 20, 2016