Recognition and Giving Societies

Celebrating Philanthropy

Case Western Reserve University thanks donors for their vital support with membership in our giving societies and access to special events.

Three CWRU alumni stand in the lobby of the Linsalata Alumni Center chatting

Lifetime Giving Societies

  • The President's Circle giving society recognizes individuals and organizations that have enriched the university through lifetime support 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.
  • The Luminary Society recognizes the many alumni and friends who have made provisions in their estates for the future of Case Western Reserve.


Special donor events throughout the year provide an opportunity for us to recognize your lasting impact on Case Western Reserve. Contact your gift officer or for more information.

We also encourage you to stay engaged and maintain a strong intellectual and social connection to the university by attending lectures, exhibits, athletic competitions and other university activities throughout the year.