Hastings College greatly appreciates donors of all levels. By giving so generously, you make a meaningful difference for this great institution and the students we serve. Thank you.
The McCormick Society recognizes those whose commitment to Hastings College mirrors that of Cyrus McCormick, for whom McCormick Hall, the oldest building on the college campus, is named. These individuals contribute $100,000 or more during the current fiscal year.
The Founders’ Circle honors those whose unselfish and generous support reflects the deep commitment of our founders. In 1882, the 93 people who assumed financial responsibility for establishing Hastings College were referred to as “the honor roll of Hastings College” by then president Dr. William F. Ringland. These individuals set an exemplary standard of giving, having contributed $25,000 to $99,999 during the fiscal year.
The Leaders’ Circle credits donors whose support helps Hastings College educate students who will become future community, national and international leaders. Membership is reserved for those who contributed $10,000 to $24,999 during the fiscal year.
The President’s Council includes those who sustain Hastings College in its mission to provide a liberal arts education of the highest caliber. Members of this giving level encourage the participation of others for the advancement of the College. Membership is granted to those who contributed $5,000 to $9,999 during the fiscal year.
White and Crimson Level members are those who are committed to the strength behind the school’s colors, as described in the Alma Mater lyrics "to her White and Crimson banner, to her Spirit proud and free." The selection of colors, which represent a powerful spirit, was one of the first traditions established at Hastings College. Membership is granted to those who contributed $1,000 to $4,999 during the fiscal year.
Cornerstone Level donors represent the foundation of giving to Hastings College. Membership is granted to those who contributed $500 to $999 during the fiscal year. These gifts represent a minimum commitment of almost $5 for every year of Hastings College’s 131-year proud history.
Honors those who have created a permanent endowment fund, entered into an irrevocable life income charitable gift or made Hastings College a beneficiary of their estate. The Ringland Society is named for the first president of Hastings College, Dr. William F. Ringland, as a tribute to the many contributions he made to Hastings College.