Giving

Lifetime Giving Society

Extraordinary giving deserves extraordinary recognition. 

Each year we proudly list the individuals, foundations, organizations, and corporations that have made extraordinary personal gifts and matching corporate gifts to Alma College. Lifetime Giving Society membership is based exclusively on cumulative giving, and does not include unpaid pledges or estate commitments.

  • Unnamed: Cumulative gifts of $10 million or more. This level of the Lifetime Giving Society will be named for the first private donor to reach this level.
  • Lee ’56 and Sally Souders Posey ’56: Cumulative gifts of $5 million - $9,999,999
  • Ammi W. Wright: Cumulative gifts of $1 million - $4,999,999
  • Robert D. Swanson: Cumulative gifts of $500,000–$999,999

Unnamed

  • Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation

Lee ’56 and Sally Souders Posey ’56

  • Lee and Sally Sounders Posey '56
  • Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation

Ammi W. Wright

  • Lawrence and Nancy G. Beck
  • Arnold and Marjorie R. Bjork
  • Francis L. Cappaert '42
  • Peter Cicinelli '39
  • John and Nancy Colina
  • Gilbert and Eleanor Currie
  • Harold C. and Wilma Smuckers Good
  • Donald C. and Agnes Hayden
  • Herrick Foundation
  • F. Martin and Dorothy Johnson
  • Gunda Kaiser
  • W. K. Kellogg Foundation
  • Flora Kirsch Beck
  • William Frank, Class of 1898 and Annie Reid Knox, Class of 1899
  • Kresge Foundation
  • Lilly Endowment, Inc.
  • James T. McIntyre '69
  • C.S. and Marion F. McIntyre Foundation
  • Michigan Colleges Alliance
  • James and Opal Jean Redman
  • Michael Sherman '74 and Audrey Sherman
  • Lynne Sherwood
  • Arthur L. '38 and Carra L. Jones '42 Smith
  • Arthur L. and Carra L. Smith Family Foundation
  • Sodexo Management, Inc.
  • Charles J. Strosacker Foundation
  • Ammi W. and Anna Wright, Inc.

Robert D. Swanson

  • Tom Andison
  • John and Kathyrn Berry Anderson '33
  • Gus '57 and Sharon Armstrong
  • Joel Barlow
  • Alan Cordill '57
  • Jane Wright Costabile '38
  • Dow Chemical Company Foundation
  • Dow Corning Corporation
  • E.V. and Alyce Erickson
  • Gary Fenchuk '68 and Patti Fenchuk
  • Fidelity Charitable
  • Ford Motor Company Fund
  • Greg '83 and Lee Hatcher
  • Helen Dawson Jacob '39
  • Lauretta Kelso
  • Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church
  • Matilda R. Wilson Fund
  • Tom and Sue McDowell
  • McGregor Fund
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • National Science Foundation
  • Antje Popp Newhagen '67 and Paul Newhagen
  • Paul and Antje Newhagen Family Foundation
  • Rebecca Norris '64
  • Gustav and Patricia Newberg Olofsson '52
  • Charles and Elizabeth Patterson
  • Dave Provost '76 and Christine Provost
  • Katherine Reebel
  • Arthur Russell '41
  • Jack Saunders
  • Fred and Stephanie Secrest
  • Karen Smith '66
  • Matt Steinmetz '84
  • Synod of the Covenant
  • Total Petroleum, Inc.
  • Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation
  • David Van Dusen
  • Sherman and Judy Vansolkema
  • Elizabeth Warner
  • Josephine Weidner