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Dean’s Leadership Circle

Aspiring Members

While the DLC is geared for cumulative giving above $25,000, individuals or organizations that make an annual contribution of $1,000 or more to the School of Education are recognized as Aspiring Members of the DLC. Donors in the Aspiring Membership level will enjoy all the benefits that Lifetime Members receive for a 12-month period. At the end of 12 months, donors may choose to re-enroll and continue on the path to Lifetime Membership. Gifts may support any area of the donor’s choosing in the School of Education, including student scholarships, faculty research, or program support.


“Members of the Dean’s Leadership Circle are our most generous supporters, and their generosity advances the School of Education’s excellence in very direct ways, in particular on the work of our students and faculty,” said Interim Dean Paul Hastings. “We could not do so much without their support.”
 

Lifetime Members

Lifetime Members, including both individuals and organizations, are honored for cumulative cash, endowed, pledged, and documented estate gifts totaling $25,000 or more to the School of Education. Gifts may support any area of the donor’s choosing in the School of Education, including student scholarships, faculty research, or program support.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Annual invitation to a Dean’s Leadership Circle event hosted by the Dean, where you will have the chance to meet the recipients who have benefited from your support.
  • A pin to wear proudly, inspiring others and demonstrating your commitment to education at UC Davis.
  • A special Insider Update from the Dean with information about developments at the School, as well as insights on issues of importance to education in California.
  • Annual financial reports relevant to your personal area of giving.
  • Recognition in School and University publications.
  • Access to estate planning experts to discuss your philanthropic goals.

When you become a member of the DLC, you join a community of philanthropic pioneers whose critical support fuels the UC Davis School of Education.

If you have questions about the DLC, please contact Sarah Harlan at (530) 752-8647 or via email at sharlan@ucdavis.edu.

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