Donor Recognition

The University takes great pride in honoring our generous benefactors who play a mission-critical role in enhancing the educational experience of our students at USC Upstate. The following societies recognize the University’s dedicated and generous donors:

Spartan Society*

Honors donors of $1,000 or more for their annual commitment to helping provide USC Upstate students with a meaningful, high quality educational experience.

Lifetime Giving Societies

Recognizes cumulative lifetime giving to the University with membership available to any individual or organization.

$1,000,000+                      Chancellor’s Society

$500,000 – $999,999         Founder’s Society

$250,000 – $499,999         Gold Dome Society

$100,000 – $249,999         Emerald Society

$50,000 – $99,999             Piedmont Society

$10,000 – $49,999             Palmetto Society

Legacy Society

Celebrates forward-thinking individuals who have included USC Upstate in their estate plan or who have made provisions to name the University as a beneficiary.

*Recognition is based on support of USC Upstate during the fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).