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Donor Recognition

Donor Recognition

Agnes Scott gratefully acknowledges the thousands of alumnae, friends, corporate and foundation partners, parents, faculty and staff who made gifts and pledges to the college in fiscal year 2012-2013 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013). Your gifts help maintain and advance the excellence of the Agnes Scott experience. 

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.

2013-2014 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

$1,500 to $4,999

The Irvine Society

$1,000 to $1,499

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, 2013, The Tower Circle recognizes donors of $1,500 or more to Agnes Scott College. Over the next two years, Agnes Scott will increase the minimum qualifying gift for The Tower Circle giving society to $2,500, in annual increments of $500. On July 1, 2014, The Tower Circle giving society will increase to $2,000. 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

The Bell Ringers are students and young alumnae who give to Agnes Scott at the levels defined below. Bell Ringers receive a special listing in the annual donor report and are invited to the Tower Circle Dinner.

Students through class's second alumnae year: $250            

Ninth alumnae year: $900

Third alumnae year: $300

Tenth alumnae year: $1,000

Fourth alumnae year: $400

11th alumnae year: $1,100

Fifth alumnae year: $500

12th alumnae year: $1,200

Sixth alumnae year: $600

13th alumnae year: $1,300

Seventh alumnae year: $700

14th alumnae year: $1,400

Eighth alumnae year: $800

15th alumnae year: $1,500

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 24, 2014. 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. The inaugural President’s Dinner will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 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.