Giving

Giving Societies

We appreciate the remarkable stewardship of each donor toward Alma College, as well as his or her personal relationship and involvement with the unique opportunities that comprise the Alma Experience. The following giving societies honor our donors’ generosity:

Cumulative Giving Societies: Acknowledges giving at extraordinary levels.

• Ammi W. Wright Society: $1,000,000+
• Robert D. Swanson Society: $500,000–$999,999

Estate Plan Society: Recognizes individuals who have included Alma College in their personal estate plans.

• Heritage Society

Annual Giving Societies: Honors our rich Scottish heritage and traditions while recognizing the generosity of donors on an annual basis.

President’s Circle: Major Donor Level($1,000 and up)

  • Scots Society: $100,000+
  • Tartan Society: $50,000–$99,999
  • Heather Society: $25,000–$49,999
  • Thistle Society: $10,000–$24,999
  • Pinecone Society: $5,000–$9,999
  • Piper Society: $1,000–$4,999
  • Kilt Society: $500–$999
  • Cream Society: $250–$499
  • Maroon Society: $100–$249
  • Loyal Hearts Society: $1–$99


President’s Circle - Invited to the Festival of Carols’ Reception, Tribute Dinner, Honors Day and Commencement.

The new President’s Circle for major donor levels salutes the faith and loyalty of our alumni and friends. Alma College recognizes leadership giving of $1,000 or more each fiscal year (July 1 to June 30) with personal visits, phone calls and correspondence. President’s Circle members are invited to dinners and events both on and off campus and receive Alma College recognition items. 

The Generosity of our Donors

The passion and appreciation for The Alma Experience is reflected in the generosity of our donors, and we are all grateful for the enormous difference these individuals make for Alma College. All donors share in our pride and sustain our vision. It is our pleasure to thank and recognize them each year.