Luther recognizes donors of all levels with programs, donor lists, and events throughout the year.
Donor recognition programs include
Donor lists for Luther Loyalty Society are based on the previous calendar year’s giving.
President’s Council recognizes all gifts of $1,500 or more in a calendar year to any designation (and gifts of $750 or more for the First-Decade Society, alumni from the classes of 2004 to 2014). Planned gifts qualify donors for President’s Council membership for one year. Members are invited to the President's Council event each year. President's Council donors are recognized annually through the following levels:
Life Membership in President’s Council honors those donors whose cumulative giving totals $100,000 or more. Select planned gifts also qualify donors for life membership. Life members are also invited to the President's Council event each year. Life members are recognized as members of the President’s Circle at the following levels:
Heritage Club recognizes planned gifts to Luther College. Planned gifts qualify donors for President’s Council membership for one year, and select planned gifts may qualify donors for President's Council life membership.
Heritage Club Members are recognized annually during Commencement Weekend at the Heritage Club Dinner.
Legacy Trust recognizes donors who have established endowed scholarships with gifts of $25,000 or more. Legacy Trust scholarships are recognized with the following levels:
Scholarship donors are invited to a Legacy Trust recognition event each year.