Recognition + Events

Celebrating Philanthropy

As a donor, you are an integral part of the success of Case Western Reserve University and our community at large. In appreciation of your continued support, we recognize donors like you through membership in giving societies and special events.

Giving Societies

With gratitude for their continued commitment to Case Western Reserve University, we recognize our alumni and friends whose giving distinguishes them as members of the university's giving societies. Such generosity continues to transform university aspirations into actions.

Lifetime Giving Societies

  • The President's Circle giving society recognizes individuals and organizations that have enriched the university through lifetime gifts of $1 million and above.
  • The Turning Point Society shows our appreciation for individuals and organizations whose lifetime support of the university totals $100,000 and above to the future of Case Western Reserve.
  • The Luminary Society recognizes the many alumni and friends who have made provisions in their estates for the future of Case Western Reserve.

Loyalty Society

We are also pleased to recognize our donors’ consecutive annual giving milestones through our Loyalty Society.


As alumni and friends, you are key to Case Western Reserve University's success and should share in its achievements. We encourage you to maintain a strong intellectual and social connection to the institution by attending lectures, exhibits, athletic competitions and other events throughout the year. Periodic donor events on the university and school levels allow us the chance to recognize your lasting contributions. Learn more about university events taking place throughout the year.