Giving Societies

GW values the generosity of our donors, and we know how to say "thank you."

Our donor recognition societies celebrate the impact that sustained giving has on the university’s ability to support our students, enhance academics, and break new ground.

For more information on these societies, please contact [email protected].


George Washington Society: Est. 2014

George Washington Society

The most prestigious of the university’s societies, the George Washington Society honors the commitment and cumulative giving of our most generous supporters. Donors whose cumulative giving totals have reached $100,000 or more during their lifetime are recognized through this society.

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GW Heritage Society logo of green tree

Heritage Society

The Heritage Society honors alumni, friends, faculty and staff who support the George Washington University through a bequest intention, charitable gift annuity, charitable trust or other planned giving.

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GW Luther Rice Society

Luther Rice Society

Luther Rice raised the necessary funding and lobbied President James Monroe and Congress to make George Washington’s vision of a university in the heart of our nation’s capital a reality. The Luther Rice Society is a vital connection among GW alumni, friends, and students.

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GW Loyal

GW Loyal

The GW Loyal society recognizes those who support the George Washington University year after year.  Every Gift, Every Year sustains our students and faculty who strive to make history each and every day.

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