Institutional Advancement

Drexel Fund

Anthony J. Drexel Society

Be a VISIONARY.
Be an INSPIRATION.
Be a LEADER.
Be a MEMBER.


Join The Society


LEAD THE WAY BY PROVIDING INSPIRATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

Since 1891 when Anthony J. Drexel made his $3 million gift to establish the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry with a vision of innovation in higher education, succeeding generations of visionaries like you have sustained our University. In his time, Mr. Drexel’s philanthropy was heralded as “princely gifts, worthy of the giver…and of the high causes of art and science and industry to which they are dedicated.” Your leadership support is integral to continuing our founding mission of serving students and society and achieving the three major objectives President John Fry outlined in his inaugural remarks:

 

  • To become one of academe’s most powerful engines for neighborhood improvement and regional economic growth

  • To mobilize our entrepreneurial and creative energies to confront major threats to human health, economic prosperity, and the environment

  • To maximize Drexel’s global reputation and impact

ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP


Membership in the Anthony J. Drexel Society is open to alumni, parents, and friends who make a contribution of $1,000 or more to the University or any of its colleges, schools or programs during a single fiscal year—July 1–June 30—and continue with an annual gift at the same or greater level each succeeding year.

Members of the Anthony J. Drexel Society receive invitations to VIP events such as major lecture series, dinners and receptions, as well as special publications and other opportunities for involvement in the Drexel community according to membership category. Benefits include:

 

  • VIP access to select university events such as major lecture series
  • Invitation to the Anthony J. Drexel Society Gala, Drexel’s premier annual black-tie event
  • Invitation to the members-only Anthony J. Drexel Society Spring Reception
  • Recognition in Drexel’s Philanthropy Journal in print and online

 

Affiliate 
($1,000–
$2,499)
Sustainer
($2,500–
$4,999) 
Sponsor 
($5,000–
$9,999)  
Fellow
($10,000–
$24,999)
Benefactor
($25,000–
$49,999)
VIP Invitations  
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Anthony J. Drexel Society Gala
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Philanthropy Journal Listing
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Anthony J. Drexel Society Spring Reception
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RECENT GRADUATES PROGRAM

Recent graduates have the opportunity to enjoy the privileges of Society membership. Through a program of progressive giving developed with their special status in mind we invite young alumni (0-3 years post graduation) to make an initial contribution of $100 and fulfill their membership pledge at increasing levels over the next four years. After the fifth year, an annual contribution of $1,000 or more guarantees continued membership in the Society.

 

MATCHING GIFTS
Many employers match their employees’ charitable contributions, providing an opportunity for you to double or, in some cases, triple your gift. We include the matching funds in the total of your annual gift to determine your eligibility and giving level in the Society. Check with your human resources office or visit www.matchinggift.com/drexel to determine whether your employer will match your gift.

 

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