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Mississippi College

Giving Societies

There are many levels of giving — each one associated with a Giving Society, and each one important to the life of the Mississippi College community. Some societies include special recognition and privileges. If you do not see the information you need below, feel free to contact the Office of Advancement at 601.925.3257.

Mace Bearers Society

Established in 1996, the Mace Bearers is comprised of alumni and friends who have contributed $10,000 or more per year.

Qualifications for membership:

  • An outright gift of $10,000 or more in cash or securities annually.
  • A gift of real property or a gift-in-kind (equipment, materials, supplies, etc.) valued at $10,000 or more, which is accepted and can be used by the university annually.
  • A gift annuity of $10,000 or more annually.

Use of Gifts:

  • Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program.
  • Gifts may be designated for unrestricted use by the university.

Publicity (unless anonymity is requested):

  • In special circumstances, press releases are prepared on Mace Bearers' donations. A press release might be written with more of a feature angle and include quotes from the donor, advancement officer, and President of the university.

Daniel Comfort Society

Members of the Daniel Comfort Society are donors who contribute $5,000 - $9,999 per year.

Qualifications for membership:

  • An annual gift of $5,000 - $9,999 in cash or securities.
  • A gift of real property or a gift-in-kind (equipment, materials, supplies, etc.) valued between $5,000 - $9,999, which is accepted and can be used by the university annually.

Use of Gifts:

  • Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program.
  • Gifts may be designated for unrestricted use.

President's Associates

Members of the President's Associates are donors who contribute $1,000 - $4,999 per year.

Qualifications for membership:

  • An annual gift of $1,000 - $4,999 in cash or securities.
  • A gift of real property or a gift-in-kind (equipment, materials, supplies, etc.) valued between $1,000 - $4,999, which is accepted and can be used by the university annually.

Use of Gifts:

  • Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program.
  • Gifts may be designated for unrestricted use.

Other Societies

The Medallion Society recognizes donors who make contributions of $500 - $999 annually. Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program or for unrestricted use.

The Advancement Society recognizes donors who make contributions of $250 - $499 annually. Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program or for unrestricted use.

The Century Club recognizes donors who make contributions of $100 - $249 annually. Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program or for unrestricted use.

The Alumni Association Active Membership program recognizes donors who make any size contribution on an annual basis. Gifts may be designated to a particular academic discipline or university program or for unrestricted use.