Giving Societies


Annual Giving

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.


Young Associates

Alumni who graduated within the last decade have an opportunity to support Roanoke at graduated levels—first year out $100, second year out $200, and so forth—and be recognized as Young Associates. Young Associates enjoy networking and mentoring opportunities with emerging and established business and community leaders.


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.

Lifetime Giving


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.


Other Giving

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.