Donor circles and societies

Part of what makes Waterloo an outstanding institution is the commitment of leaders like you to supporting our students, academic programs and research. Your gifts provide vital support to innovative learning, research and discovery.

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1957 Society

The 1957 Society recognizes donors whose cumulative gifts have reached $100,000 or more. Members of this prestigious society play a pivotal role in shaping the University's future.

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Laurel Society

The Laurel Society honours those who indicate they have made a planned or deferred gift (such as a bequest, life insurance or charitable gift annuity) to Waterloo.

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Circle Program

The Circle Program honours and celebrates the most generous among our annual supporters.