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The Report of Contributions

Queen's is pleased to recognize and celebrate our donors every year. In the fall, we update our online donor listing and throughout the year, we feature the donors and gifts that are making such a positive impact on our campus. If you have any questions about this listing, please contact stewardship@queensu.ca for assistance.

Annual Appreciation Societies Recognizing support over a single year

Donors are welcomed into the following Appreciation Societies based on their total annual gifts received during the fiscal year (beginning May 1, ending April 30).

Grant Hall Society Grant Hall Society

Recognizes supporters of $1,000 or more. A first time contribution at each level is recognized with a distinctive Society pin.

  • Limestone Level - recognizes donors whose gifts total between $1,000 and $4,999
  • Sapphire Level - recognizes donors whose gifts total between $5,000 and $9,999
  • Diamond Level - recognizes donors whose gifts total $10,000 or more
Summerhill Society Summerhill Society

Recognizes donors whose gifts total between $500 and $999

Royal Charter Society Royal Charter Society

Recognizes donors whose gifts total between $250 and $499

Cha Gheill Society Cha Gheill Society

Recognizes current students and graduates whose first Queen's degree was earned within the past ten years, and whose gifts total between $100 and $249

Lifetime Circles of Distinction

Each year, eligible contributors are welcomed into the Lifetime Circles of Distinction based on the total of their lifetime contributions.

  • Principal's Circle: $10,000 to $49,999
  • Chancellor's Circle: $50,000 to $99,999
  • Gaels Lifetime Circle: $100,000 to $499,999
  • 1841 Circle: $500,000 to $999,999
  • Tricolour Circle: $1 million to $4,999,999
  • Kingston Circle: $5 million to 9,999,999
  • Ceilidh Circle: $10 million to $19,999,999
  • Founders Circle: $20 million or more

Supporters belonging to the six highest levels of distinction are eligible to have their names permanently inscribed on Queen's Benefactors Wall.

Royal Legacy Society - Honouring your legacy

The Queen's Royal Legacy Society recognizes alumni and friends who thoughtfully make a planned gift to Queen's through a bequest, life insurance policy, charitable trust or registered retirement fund. Donors are welcomed with a certificate of appreciation in addition to having their names inscribed on the Royal Legacy Wall in Douglas Library.