Giving Societies

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Annual giving societies at Harper College allow the Harper College Educational Foundation to show appreciation and gratitude to those who make a financial investment in the mission of Harper College and the community it serves.

Friends of Harper

Members of Friends of Harper are those whose annual giving to Harper is between $100 and $999 within the College’s fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). Friends of Harper understand the value of an excellent education at an affordable cost and seek to help make the Harper experience accessible to a wider array of students.

Friends of Harper Levels of Support

  • Partners: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $100-$249
  • Trailblazers: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $250-$499
  • Illuminators: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $500-$999

Friends of Harper Recognition

Friends of Harper will be invited to events taking place on Harper’s campus and receive a free subscription to the Harper College Educational Foundation’s publication, Catalyst. Additionally, Friends of Harper will be listed on the Foundation’s website and honored at an exclusive on-campus event.

Dean’s Circle

Members of the Dean’s Circle are those whose annual giving to Harper is between $1,000 and $9,999 within the College’s fiscal year (July 1– June 30). By making a gift at the Dean’s Circle level, members are helping Harper take significant steps forward in its ability to meet the demands of the 21st century.

Dean’s Circle Levels of Support

  • The 1967 Society: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $1,000-$2,499
  • The Landmark Society: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $2,500-$4,999
  • The Keystone Society: Those whose annual giving to Harper is between $5,000-$9,999

Dean’s Circle Recognition

Members of the Dean’s Circle will receive all the recognition associated with Friends of Harper. Additionally, they will be invited to the annual President’s Breakfast, receive a special nameplate on the Dean’s Circle wall, and also be presented a special lapel pin recognizing their support at the Dean’s Circle level.