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Giving Societies

Society for Excellence – Berkeley Fund Annual Giving Society
Donors who make annual gifts totaling $2,500 or more are honored as members of the Society for Excellence. These gifts continue a tradition of annual giving that has a rich history of supporting exceptional faculty, a diverse curriculum, scholarships, and athletics. These donors are recognized at special appreciation events and provided reserved parking and priority seating at honors nights and commencement.
 
Gold Circle Society – Berkeley Fund Annual Giving Society
The Gold Circle Society is a distinction honoring current and retired Berkeley faculty and staff members who have made a long-term commitment to Berkeley through their service and philanthropy. Recognition in the Gold Circle Society is extended to current and retired faculty and staff who have given to the Berkeley Fund for at least 10 years consecutively or 15 years cumulatively and who give in the current year. The investment of time, service, and financial support from Berkeley’s own is inspiring for students, parents, and alumni.

Lifetime Giving Societies
Lifetime giving includes all donors who have made a gift to the capital campaign, who have confirmed a planned gift to Berkeley, or who have a cumulative giving history of $50,000 or more. These are special donors who have made a lasting investment in the Berkeley’s future. These gifts have benefitted countless alumni and continue to benefit our current and future students. These donors are recognized at special appreciation events and provided reserved parking and priority seating at honors nights and commencement.

1960 Society $1 million and above
McCleary Society $500,000 - $999,999
Sword and Shield Society $100,000 - $499,999
Chairman's Society $50,000 - $99,999
E.C. Smith Legacy Society Planned Giving Any dollar amount
Berkeley Funds Level of Recognition
Founded in 1960, Berkeley is an independent Episcopal day school for boys and girls in Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Combining academic excellence with a spirit of social responsibility, Berkeley develops well-rounded individuals seeking to make a positive difference in the world.