Giving Societies

Your membership in a Marymount giving society makes it possible for us to address the highest needs of our university community and helps us live the Marymount mission to emphasize intellectual curiosity, service to others, and a global perspective.

The University recognizes and honors our supporters who encourage continued success on both an annual basis and throughout their lives. Every donor and gifts of all amounts are appreciated and make a difference to our students, faculty, staff, and community. Gifts are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Loyalty Society honors alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and parents who have given any amount to the University for two or more consecutive fiscal years. Members enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the Loyalty Society
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• Invitations to various events throughout the year

GOLD Society honors alumni who make an annual gift of $500 or more to any fund and earned their last degree from Marymount in the last ten years. GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) members keep the University thriving by supporting the Marymount experience for current students in the areas you most care about such as financial aid, academic excellence, spiritual development, athletics, student life, service, and more. Members enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the GOLD Society
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• Invitations to various events throughout the year
• A Marymount GOLD decal

The Deans’ Giving Society honors annual leadership donors who inspire by example through generous gifts of $1,000 or more to their College, School, or Department. Members of the Deans’ Society propel the academic mission of Marymount by supporting the area they care about deeply. Your gift will support our passionate faculty, expand programs, and create endless possibilities for our students. Deans’ Giving Society members who make an unrestricted gift to their College, School, or Department of $1,000 or more enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the Deans’ Giving Society
• A subscription to the College’s e-newsletter
• An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of your favorite College/School/Dept for you and a guest
• Invitations to events throughout the academic year that may include lectures, readings, performances, pitch competitions, simulations and more

The Saints Club
When you become a member of the Saints Club, you join a select group of athletics enthusiasts whose support creates endless possibilities for student-athletes. All Saints Club members who make a gift to athletics at $1,000 or more enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the Saints Club
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• An exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of athletics for you and a guest
• Invitations to events throughout the year

Friends of the Library honors donors who are committed to providing our students with the best academic resources. Support from Friends of the Library provides new resources, preservation and digitization of unique Marymount items, exhibitions and displays, student research awards, and programming for undergraduate and graduate students that contributes to the intellectual life of the University. Friends of the Library who make an unrestricted gift of $1,000 or more enjoy:
• Recognition as a Friend of the Library
• A subscription to the Friends of the Library e-newsletter
• Invitations to Library events throughout the academic year that may include lectures, readings and performances, with preferred seating (when available)
• Library borrowing privileges of print materials in the library’s general collection, and access to research databases available through the library’s on-site public computers.

President’s Circle Society honors Marymount’s generous annual donors. Membership is renewable annually with a gift of $2,500 or more. The President’s Circle Society members enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the President’s Circle Society
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• Invitations to various events throughout the year
• Periodic updates from and access to university leadership
• A beautiful Marymount blue Adirondack chair complete with an elegant plaque inscribed with your name will be placed on main campus in honor of your new $2,500+ gift (limited offer based on availability – only 60 available)
• *Members who give $10,000 or more are offered a book of their choice from a selection of Marymount affiliated titles – choices are updated annually

Majella Berg Society honors donors who have made future plans for Marymount through trust, estate, or other future gifts. Named for Sister Majella Berg, the Society recognizes the past president who guided Marymount from 1960-1993 and the future made possible by our benefactors. Members enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the Majella Berg Society
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• Invitations to cultural and special events on campus
• Periodic updates from leadership
• The annual report, a stunning showcase of student and faculty accomplishments
• A beautiful Marymount blue Adirondack chair complete with an elegant plaque inscribed with your name will be placed on main campus in honor of your new planned gift commitment (limited offer based on availability – only 60 available)
• A blue Fleur de Lis lapel pin

Phelan Society honors donors whose cumulative cash gifts to Marymount University equal $50,000 or more. The Phelan Society is named for founding Mother Gerard Phelan. Members who have shown themselves to be a  foundational supporter of Marymount enjoy:
• Recognition as a member of the Phelan Society
• A subscription to the Marymount e-newsletter
• Invitations to cultural and special events on campus
• Periodic updates from and access to university leadership
• The annual report, a stunning showcase of student and faculty accomplishments
• A gold Fleur de Lis lapel pin.

To become a member of a giving society, contact:
Akeembra Lawrence
Director of Annual Giving
alawrenc@marymount.edu 
(703) 908-7840