Annual Giving Societies

Annual giving is crucial to the success of WPU.

Giving provides for innovative and immersive curriculum, which shapes and transforms the lives of our students.  

Our annual giving societies celebrate our annual donors and their passion for Peace. Membership is based on cumulative gifts to The Loyalty Fund (unrestricted giving) or any university area between July 1 and June 30. In addition to knowing that gifts provide essential support for WPU students, members receive exclusive opportunities to engage with the university based on their level of support.

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MAIN $25,000 +
RED ROSE $10,000 – $24,999
PRESIDENT’S SOCIETY $5,000 – $9,999
1857 SOCIETY $1,000 – $4,999
FOUNTAIN $200 – $999
FRIENDS $1 – $199

Lifetime Giving Societies

William Peace University is proud to recognize those individuals, foundations, and corporations who support Peace throughout their lifetime.

THE WILLIAM PEACE SOCIETY The William Peace Society is named in honor of William Peace. The society recognizes the tremendous generosity of those who have contributed $100,000 or more to William Peace University over their lifetimes.
THE HERITAGE SOCIETY Alumni and friends who have made planned gifts or provisions in their estate plans that have or will benefit William Peace University receive membership in The Heritage Society. The society was established to recognize those who have made the ultimate expression of their faith in William Peace University.

Peace Traditions Society

William Peace University is honored to recognize the support and generosity of alumni, friends, faculty and staff. This support allows the University to continue to prepare students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow. The Peace Traditions Society recognizes all donors, regardless of contribution amounts. Participation is based on consecutive giving and milestone recognition years that a donor reaches. The Peace Traditions Society recognizes the following milestone years: 3, 5, 10, 15, and 20.

1857 Student Giving Society

  • $18.57 Annual Gift
  • Brick Campaign Benefit: Students who have participated in the 1857 society throughout their time at WPU are qualified to contribute $25 and receive a brick.  Bricks are traditionally $100 for students.
  • 1857 GOLD Society (Graduates of the Last Decade): Alumni Classes of 2010-2020 are also eligible to join the President’s Society or higher at half of the minimum gift amount.

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