Giving Societies2020-11-18T14:09:05+00:00

Giving Societies

Ferrum College campus in summer

Ferrum College recognizes donor giving societies that support Ferrum’s continued success. Ferrum College recognizes donors on a fiscal year basis (July 1 – June 30). When you support Ferrum College, you empower our students to discover their potential, make a difference in their communities, and achieve their dreams.

The Arthur Society

Named after the college’s seventh President, Reverend Dr. C. Ralph Arthur, the Arthur provides special recognition to alumni, parents, and friends who make annual gifts of at least $1,000 to the College over the fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).

President’s Circle – $5,000 and up
Leadership Circle –  $1,000-4,999

*The Leadership Circle honors students or alumni up to four years since graduation whose annual giving reaches $250, alumni from five to nine years since graduation whose annual giving reaches $500, and anyone with annual giving from $1,000-$4,999.

1913 Society

Recognizes the generous lifelong support of alumni and friends who make cumulative outright and/or irrevocable gifts to Ferrum College of $100,000 or more.

Ruth Society

Ferrum recognizes alumni, parents, and friends who have made contributions to Ferrum College for 3+ consecutive years. These individuals are honored in our online honor roll of supporters.

Beckham Society

Named after the college’s first president, Dr. Benjamin Beckham, The Beckham Society honors alumni, parents, and friends who name Ferrum College as a beneficiary of bequests, charitable trusts, life insurance policies, gift annuities, or other deferred gift arrangements.

Members are listed in our online honor roll of supporters and invited to special events throughout the year, including the annual Beckham Society lunch held on campus.

Panther Club

For over 50 years, the Panther Club has supported Ferrum athletics and the transformative impact that athletics has on many of our students. With your support, Ferrum athletics can build on its rich and proud history by providing opportunities that enhance the student-athlete experience with leadership programming, advanced technology for game streaming, and upgrades to our athletic areas. Your membership will come with a variety of benefits and the pride in knowing that you have contributed to the success of Ferrum athletics and our student-athletes!

All-Conference – $5,000 and up
MVP – $1,000-$4,999
Captain – $500-$999
First-Team – $250-$499
Fan – $100-249