Drake University Giving Societies
The following are giving societies associated with Drake University:
The Bonnie and Lewis McNurlen Consecutive Giving Society recognizes committed and loyal alumni who make gifts to Drake University of any amount and for any purpose in two or more consecutive years. Once you make a gift in two consecutive years you become a member of the McNurlen Society and remain a member as long as you continue to make a gift in each of the following fiscal years.
The President’s Circle recognizes donors who give a total of $1,000 or more to provide operational support during the fiscal year. The generosity of the members of the President’s Circle is recognized at the annual Francis Marion Drake Society dinner.
The Old Main Society recognizes donors who have made gifts of $1,000 or more in support of a capital or endowed project. The generosity of the members of the Old Main Society is recognized at the annual Francis Marion Drake Society dinner.
The Chancellor’s Elm Society honors alumni and friends who make a planned gift to Drake University. Examples of planned gifts include charitable bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, charitable gifts of life insurance, charitable beneficiary designations, and other gift planning vehicles.