Donor Recognition Societies
Recognition societies thank and honor alumni, parents and other friends who help advance the University's mission through a high level of financial support. These generous gifts to support Binghamton make a difference and have a direct impact on students, faculty, programs and the overall success of the University.
This society recognizes alumni and friends with cumulative, lifetime giving of at least $250,000, and organizations, foundations and corporations with cumulative giving of at least $1 million.
Esther W. Couper Heritage Society
Named in honor of one of the University's most generous donors, the Esther W. Couper Heritage Society recognizes alumni and friends who have made a commitment to the Binghamton University Foundation through their wills or other planned gifts.
Glenn G. and Wanda Bartle Society
Named in honor of former University President Glenn Bartle and his wife, Wanda, the Glenn G. and Wanda Bartle Society provides recognition to donors who give $1,000 or more annually to any restricted designation.
* Note: If you've graduated within the past 10 years — i.e., are part of our Bearcats of the Last Decade (BOLD) — you will be recognized as a Bartle Society donor with an annual gift of $500 to any restricted designation.
Binghamton Fund Leadership Society
The Binghamton Fund Leadership Society provides recognition to donors who give $1,000 or more annually to any of the Binghamton Fund account designations. Gifts to the Binghamton Fund provide immediate, essential support for the greatest needs of the campus.
* Note: If you've graduated within the past 10 years — i.e., are part of our Bearcats of the Last Decade (BOLD) — you can join the Leadership Society with an annual gift of $500 to any of the Binghamton Fund accounts.
Binghamton Parents Circle
The Binghamton Parents Circle celebrates Binghamton University's most generous parents and guardians whose annual giving to support Binghamton totals $1,000 or more to any account (e.g., Binghamton Fund, restricted, endowed).