Giving Societies


Associates Society
Individuals, corporations and foundations who make annual gifts to Roanoke College of at least $1,000 are recognized through the Associates program. Associates are recognized throughout the year through special events and programs.

Cornerstone Society
Recognizes those who have made Roanoke Fund gifts to Roanoke College for three consecutive years. 

Maroon Club
The Maroon Club offers alumni, parents and friends of Roanoke College student-athletes the opportunity to support the winning tradition of the Maroons. Memberships start at $100, and membership benefits grow relative to the membership level. Member benefits may include invitations to Maroon Club events, recognition in Roanoke College publications, a Maroon Club decal and the pride in knowing that you are part of the teams' success.

Young Associates 
A group of Roanoke’s most recent graduates who understand the importance of investing in Roanoke College. The Young Associates program offers Roanoke grads from the past decade membership into the Associates Society through a more accessible tiered giving structure.


Presidents Society
Recognizes those who have made cumulative outright or irrevocable gifts to Roanoke College of $100,000 or more.

Society of 1842
The Society of 1842 recognizes those who name Roanoke College as a beneficiary of bequests, charitable trusts, life insurance policies, charitable gift annuities, retained life estates and other planned and deferred gifts. Members are recognized through special events and communications.


Marion Ideal Legacy Society
With a gift of $1,000 or more, Marion College alumni are recognized as members of the Marion Ideal Legacy Society. Gifts to the society currently benefit the Marion Endowment for the Arts. By giving to the endowment, your support makes it possible to provide current Roanoke College students the same life-changing experiences you enjoyed at Marion College.

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