Donor Recognition

Membership Gifts Make a Lasting Impact


As a leader in giving, you not only have the thanks and appreciation of the entire Gwynedd Mercy University community, you also will be recognized through membership to one of GMercyU’s special giving clubs. Your name will appear in the University’s publications under the following categories:

The Catherine McAuley Society: $1,000 to $10,000

The Catherine McAuley Society not only meets the fiscal challenges of a growing University but also creates a cadre of leaders to sustain momentum.  Deanne H. D'Emilio, JD, president of Gwynedd Mercy University, invites members to exclusive events and dinners.

The Founders Society: $50,000 or more lifetime

The Founder’s Society honors individuals who have made lifetime contributions of $50,000 or more as gifts to the University. The Society is named to recognize the role of the generous donors in the University’s history. Membership includes exclusive benefits.

The Founders Society Circle of Mercy: $1 million or more lifetime

The Founder’s Society Circle of Mercy honors Founder’s Society members who have made lifetime contributions of $1 million or more to the University. Membership includes exclusive benefits.

The Mother Mary Bernard Graham Society

The Mother Mary Bernard Graham Society honors individuals who have informed us that they have included Gwynedd Mercy University in their estate plans. Donors who support us through these planned gifts recognize the importance of not only supporting us today, but ensuring our mission is carried well into the future. The Society recognizes the role of Mother Mary Bernard, the first president of the University, and the legacy of her leadership.

To join one of our giving clubs, please call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 215-641-5550.