Recognition for Your Gift
Gifts of all amounts are important and vital to Pacific. We know that your gift, whatever level you are giving at, is a significant contribution to you and your family and for that we thank you. Because Pacific values its supporters so deeply, recognition for the impact of their gifts is a top priority to the University.
Lifetime Giving | Philanthropy has played an important role at Pacific University since it was founded in 1849. Over the years, contributions from loyal supporters have paved the way to make Pacific University one of the top rated schools in the Northwest.
The President's Circle | The President’s Circle was created to recognize those who have donated to the University at the highest level throughout their lifetime. Members of the President’s Circle share in the goals of providing excellence in education and in preparing students to meet the challenges of a complex world. Members of the President’s Circle have made minimum lifetime cumulative contributions totaling $100,000 or more.
Annual GivingCharles Trombley Society | After graduating from Pacific in 1954, Charles Trombley began his 30-year career at the University. Trombley demonstrated an unwavering commitment to students and the distinctive mission of Pacific. The Charles Trombley Society recognizes annual gifts of $1,000 or more each fiscal year.
Sidney Harper Marsh Society | Sidney Harper Marsh, a guiding force behind the early direction of Pacific University, was often referred to as a pioneer; showing unflinching support to ensure Pacific became a successful liberal arts institution. The Sidney Harper Marsh Society recognizes annual gifts up to $999 during each fiscal year.
Planned GivingThe Heart of Oak Society | Current gifts to the University are essential to its vitality and academic strength; however, by making a planned gift to Pacific, you will continue to support programs, academics and scholarship for many years to come. Pacific University strongly values the investment individuals in the Heart of Oak Society have made and has created a special giving society to recognize their investment in the future of Pacific.
The Heart of Oak Society acknowledges the generosity of any individual who has listed Pacific University in any estate planning tool such as a will, bequest or life insurance. It is important to make Pacific aware of your decision so that you can be recognized for your gift. However, if you choose to remain anonymous, we will honor your wishes.
For more information about gift acknowledgement and stewardship, please contact University Advancement 503-352-2211