Annual Giving Societies
The 1934 Club, named for the year of Jacksonville University's founding, honors our largest annual supporters who contribute $100,000 or more within a calendar year. These individuals, corporations and foundations demonstrate unparalleled commitment to JU's students and our mission.
To become a member of the 1934 Club, please contact (904) 256-7045 to speak with a member of our team who can assist you with identifying your philanthropic priorities and areas of interests within our University.
Jacksonville University President's Society
Created in 2013, this society celebrates individuals, corporations and foundations that invest $10,000+ in a given calendar year. This premier recognition level for our major donors is celebrated annually with a black tie event hosted by President Tim Cost and First Lady Stephanie Cost. Members will also receive invitations to other special JU events throughout the year.
To become a member of the President’s Society, please contact (904) 256-7045 to speak with a member of our team who can assist you with identifying your philanthropic priorities and areas of interests within our University.
President's Shareholders Circle
The President's Shareholders Circle was established in 2017 to provide a gateway for exchange and productive collaborations between Jacksonville University and your corporation.
Corporate Partners (CP) who invest at the $2,500+ annual level are inducted into the President’s Shareholders Circle and receive personal attention from a CP liaison, a fully customized action plan, and various opportunities to engage and grow based on areas of interest.
For information on membership, please contact (904) 256-7045 to speak with a member of our team, or visit our Corporate Relations site.
Order of the Dolphin
Jacksonville University created the Order of the Dolphin in 1976 to honor individuals and organizations that contribute $1,000+ annually during a calendar year. Through their generous contributions this prestigious group helps JU continue to enhance the quality private education for our students that upholds our mission and values.
In appreciation for their loyal support, members of the Order of the Dolphin are recognized each year with a celebratory event. Become a member of the Order of the Dolphin today through a one-time gift or monthly giving to reach your goals.
Launched in 2018, the Shircliff Circle, named for devoted supporter Robert “Bob” Shircliff, honors the individuals, corporations and foundations who make gifts to Jacksonville University for three or more consecutive years. Their consistent support of the University advances our mission to prepare our students for lifelong success in learning, achieving, leading and serving, and we are pleased to honor their annual loyalty.
GOLD Phin Society
The GOLD Phin Society was created for Jacksonville University's Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD Phins). Learn more about this giving society and perks for recent alumni.