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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).