Honoring Donors


Howard University is thankful for the generous support of alumni, organizations and friends who make outright and/or deferred gifts to advance the institution‘s achievements in education, research and public service.

Every individual or organization that makes a gift to Howard receives a letter of acknowledgement and thanks for their gift.

Additionally, at the end of each fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th), the university ‘s annual Honor Roll of Donors is published to thank and acknowledge those who have made a gifts of $500 or more to any school, college, or program. Based on the level of annual contribution, donors are placed into one of our eight Capstone Societies.

Capstone Societies

Society Donation
The 1867 Society $1,000,000 and above
The Founders‘ Society $500,000 to $999,999
The Trustees‘ Circle $100,000 to 499,999
The President‘s Circle $50,000-$99,999
The Mordecai Johnson Society $10,000-$49,999
The Deans‘ Club $5,000-$9,999
The Howard Club $1,000-$4,999
The Blue and White Club $500-$999