The 1827 Society is a group of those in our community who make leadership annual gifts to one or more of Lindenwood’s annual giving priorities. In its inaugural year, the 1827 Society raised over $100,000 to support critical needs like financial aid, the New Horizons initiative, student emergency relief funds, and innovative academic programs. The 1827 Society’s members provide essential support for all aspects of life on campus and demonstrate their commitment to the future of Lindenwood with their generous gifts.
As a regional leader in higher education, Lindenwood University relies on this support to continue to be focused on serving our students each day. Your gift make Lindenwood more accessible and more affordable to more students.
Each giving level provides its members with unique benefits, and we invite you to join this remarkable group of leaders with your gift today!
To learn more about the 1827 Society, please contact:
- The Pride Circle: Gifts of $10,000 or more
- Horizon: Gifts between $5,000 - $9,999
- Clock Tower: Gifts between $2,500 - $4,999
- Gate: Gifts between $500 - $2,499
Join or Renew Your Membership Today!
Joining the 1827 Society is simple, fast, and easy. Make your gift below and we’ll be in touch with more information on your membership!
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*Available upon request
The following funds are some of Lindenwood’s top priorities and help to power the Lindenwood experience for students, faculty and staff, and the broader community. Your support in these key areas empower us to continue to deliver on our mission.
Lindenwood Annual Fund
The Lindenwood Annual Fund is made up of gifts from thousands of supporters who want to make an immediate and direct impact on Lindenwood. Gifts to the Annual Fund allow us to be flexible and meet the needs of our community as they arise and ensure we can continue to provide an exceptional Lindenwood experience for years to come.
Lindenwood is proud to offer several scholarships for students to help make the cost of education more affordable. Through the generosity of Lindenwood supporters, 98% of Lindenwood students receive some sort of financial aid each year. Your gift the Scholarship Fund empowers our students to focus on their educational goals and aspirations, and graduate with less debt.
Lions’ Reserve Fund
The Lions’ Reserve Fund provides direct support to students during times of financial hardship. Your gift to the Lions’ Reserve Fund ensures that students facing setbacks are able to continue to pursue their degrees and complete their educational journey.
Lions’ Relief Fund
Established in response to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the Lions’ Relief Fund addresses the ever-evolving needs of our community through crisis. Gifts to the Lions’ Relief Fund offset unforeseen and unpredictable costs necessary to ensure the safety of our community, as we continue to address this ever-changing crisis.
Established in 2020, LindenGiving is a community outreach endeavor focused on serving the most essential needs of our neighbors here in St. Charles. Each initiative under the LindenGiving program aligns with a University value: excellence, dedication, integrity, creativity, teamwork.
College Excellence Funds
Gifts to one of our College Excellence Funds support our academic leadership in addressing each College’s greatest needs that go beyond their annual operating budgets.
Faculty and Staff Giving
In recognition of the significant contributions Lindenwood’s faculty and staff provide to the institution, current employees of Lindenwood are eligible for membership into the 1827 Society at a special rate.
- The Pride Circle: $5,000
- Horizon: $2,500
- Clock Tower: $1,250
- Gate: $250
You can make your gift online, or as a payroll deduction. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.