Recognition Societies

Seattle University's recognition societies celebrate the commitment of donors whose support furthers our mission and secures our future.

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Celebrating Your Generosity

Seattle University recognizes donors who commit to supporting university priorities through their generosity, recurring gifts or legacy giving. You can join any of Seattle University's giving societies at any time, simply by making your gift. 

Join one of Seattle University's recognition societies and let us celebrate your support of our mission. 

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Seattle University's Recognition Societies

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President's Club

Seattle University’s President’s Club recognizes donors making leadership-level contributions and offers deeper engagement with the university.

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Legacy Society

Seattle University’s 600+ Legacy Society members have made a gift plan for Seattle University that will provide a lasting impact in fulfilling the university’s educational mission.

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Sustaining Supporters 

Through recurring monthly gifts, Sustaining Supporters are leading the charge for positive, lasting change—at SU and in our world.

Recognition Societies By The Numbers


Contributed by President’s Club members

President’s Club members made nearly 2,400 gifts to priority funds across campus in FY23.


Unique Gifts

11,119 gifts were donated by individuals and organizations in FY23.


Legacy Society Members

651 members of the Legacy Society have let Seattle University know they have included the university in their estate plans.

Member Spotlight The Burke Family

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Suzie Burke

"Giving philanthropic help to charitable organizations in the community is something I've done throughout my lifetime and it's what my children and grandchildren do. It's really important for a family to participate in a community that's bigger than it is and this is how we choose to do it."

Contact Us

Would you like to learn more about one of Seattle University’s recognition societies?

Greg Ross

Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship