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Ball State Recognition Programs

Our donor recognition programs extend gratitude to those who lead by example and have invested their dedication and resources.

Leaders and Loyals

Leaders and Loyals make transformational learning possible through their continued investment in a Ball State education. Members are recognized for consecutive year, recurring donations, or for gifts and commitments of $1,000 and above. Find out how you can give.

Lifetime Giving Societies

Members continue to demonstrate their interest in the success of Ball State through their enduring generosity. Read more about the giving levels of this extraordinary group of Cardinals.

Beneficence Society

Honors those who generously make a future commitment of any amount to the Ball State University Foundation through a bequest or other planned gift. Find out how you can become a member of Beneficence Society.

Membership Groups

Cardinal Varsity Club

Supports student-athletes on the playing field and in the classroom. Membership levels range from the Centurion level at $100 annually to the Legends Circle at $10,000 or more annually. Individual and corporate memberships are available and open to alumni and friends alike. Read more.

Discovery Women’s Group

A women's collaborative philanthropic group established to support projects and programs at Ball State. Discovery members pool annual contributions and work with university administrators to select the projects they support. Read more.