Donor Recognition

THANK YOU

The University of Maryland recognizes Maryland’s most loyal and valued donors, whose support fuels our efforts to prepare the next generation of innovators, to nurture bold new enterprises, to make important scientific discoveries, to advance our culture through the arts and to foster Maryland pride. 

Whether you give every year, demonstrate a lifetime of generosity or include the university in your estate or retirement plans, the University of Maryland honors and recongnizes your commitment.

Thank you for your generous support.


Black and Gold Society

Donors who make a gift of any size in at least two consecutive fiscal years.


Colonnade Society

Donors who have made cumulative gifts of $2,500 or more in a fiscal year. 


Founders Legacy Society

Donors who inform us that the university is in their estate or retirement plans ensure the future excellence of the University of Maryland.


Flagship Society

Donors of exceptional generosity—those whose lifetime giving of $250,000 or more has demonstrated a deep commitment to the university.


1856 Society

Donors who provide the foundation for our university ensure the future excellence of the University of Maryland with a lifetime commitment of $1 million or more, or a planned gift of $5 million or more.