Donor Recognition

Donor Recognition

Thank you to our generous alumnae for your loyal support to the college for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Alumnae giving reached $2,210,551 for the fiscal year with a participation rate of 41 percent! Your gifts ensure that the academic excellence of Agnes Scott will continue beyond our 125 years.

View the 2012-2013 Donor Report >

In addition to the annual donor report, Agnes Scott recognizes the generosity of donors through individual acknowledgments, giving societies and events.

Giving Levels

Giving at every level is vital to Agnes Scott's success and to the education of every Agnes Scott student. The commitment and generosity of alumnae, parents, organizations, friends, faculty and staff is extraordinary and serves as inspiration to others.

2014-2015 Recognition Levels

The Agnes Scott Society

$50,000 or more

The George Washington Scott Society

$25,000 to $49,999

The President's Circle   

$10,000 to $24,999

The Founder's Club

$5,000 to $9,999

The Tower Circle

$2,000 to $4,999

The Irvine Society

$1,000 to $1,999

The Colonnade Club

$500 to $999

The Gazebo Club

$250 to $499

The Century Club

$100 to $249

The Loyalty Club

Gifts up to $99

As of July 1, 2014, The Tower Circle recognizes donors of $2,000 or more to Agnes Scott College. On July 1, 2015, The Tower Circle giving society will increase to $2,500.

Matching gift pledges count toward membership in all the recognition societies and clubs. To see if your employer matches gifts to higher education, use our e-match system or contact your personnel office.

The Bell Ringers Young Alumnae Leadership Donors

Class of 2000 $1,500
Class of 2001 $1,400
Class of 2002 $1,300
Class of 2003 $1,200
Class of 2004 $1,100
Class of 2005 $1,000
Class of 2006 $900
Class of 2007 $800
Class of 2008 $700
Class of 2009 $600
Class of 2010 $500
Class of 2011 $400
Class of 2012 $300
Class of 2013 $250
Class of 2014 $250
Students $250

Special Giving Societies

The Fideles Society

The Fideles Society honors donors who have made personal gifts for three or more consecutive fiscal years to The Fund for Agnes Scott. The Fideles Society recognizes this loyalty without regard to the amount of giving; indeed, every gift counts. Members proudly display the Fideles Society decal on vehicle windows and are noted in the annual fund section of the college's annual donor report with a superscript F symbol by their names.

Membership in the Fideles Society is maintained each fiscal year by a personal gift to The Fund for Agnes Scott. While greatly appreciated, corporate matching gifts do not count toward individual membership. If a fiscal year passes in which the member does not make a gift to the annual fund, membership is suspended until the donor resumes annual fund support for three consecutive fiscal years.

The Frances Winship Walters Society

The Frances Winship Walters Society recognizes alumnae and friends who support Agnes Scott through their estate plans or other planned gifts. A social event in their honor is held every year during Alumnae Weekend, the third weekend in April. 

Donor Recognition Events

The Tower Circle Dinner

The Tower Circle Dinner is held every April to honor and recognize leadership donors to Agnes Scott College; this year's dinner will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Members of The Tower Circle, The Founder's Club, The President's Circle, The George Washington Scott Society, The Agnes Scott Society and The Bell Ringers are invited. Members also receive special recognition in the donor report.

The President's Dinner

In addition, members of The President’s Circle, The George Washington Scott Society and The Agnes Scott Society will receive invitations to our newest and most prestigious donor recognition event, The President’s Dinner. This year's President’s Dinner was held on Wednesday, October 23, 2014.

Student Excellence Luncheon

The Student Excellence Luncheon is held annually to honor donors to endowed scholarship, Advantage Award and other student excellence funds. Student recipients are invited to attend and become acquainted with their benefactors.