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Giving Levels


In appreciation for your support of Mansfield University, gifts will be acknowledged at appropriate levels (annually) as listed below.

Lifetime Giving Society ($50,000 and above cumulative giving)

  • Invitation to the President's Reception of the Annual Major Donor Dinner
  • These lifetime donors have a special place in our hearts, and therefore receive a special gift each year!

Check out our Legacy Society information!

Founders Society ($5000 and above)

In appreciation for annual support of the Mansfield University Foundation in the $5,000+ range, the Foundation extends a variety of elite benefits. Founders receive all the benefits of all other giving levels, plus:

  • A Founders Society Induction Pin
  • A special reception held in conjunction with Alumni Weekend with the President of Mansfield University
  • You will also receive public recognition with a photo and personal biography of your passion for philanthropy that will be used in the Annual Report to Our Community, the Mansfield University Foundation website, and other newsletters throughout the year.*

President's Circle ($1000 - $4999)

In addition to all of the benefits of the 1857 Club and an invite to the Major Donor Dinner, President’s members will receive:

  • A Personal handwritten gesture of gratitude from the Mansfield University Foundation Board of Director’s President or Vice President
  • A CD of Mansfield University’s Choirs

1857 Club ($500 - $999)

Members of the 1857 Club will receive all of the gifts given at the University and Red & Black levels, along with:

University Club ($250 - $499)

In addition to the benefits extended to the Red & Black level, members of the University level will also receive:

  • A classic Mansfield University Foundation magnetic frame

Red and Black Club ($125 - $249)

Members of the Red & Black level, as thanks for their gift, will be given:

  • A Mansfield University Foundation Decal
  • A letter of appreciation from the Mansfield University Foundation
  • Name recognition in the Foundation’s annual Report to Our Community

* Remember that you have the option to opt-out of any of these gifts of gratitude