Donor Appreciation Societies

In order to recognize the contributions Queen's University receives from its supporters, the University has created both annual and lifetime Appreciation Societies.

Grant Hall Society

Donors are welcomed into the Grant Hall Society based on their total annual gifts received during the fiscal year (beginning May 1, ending April 30).

Society LevelGift Level

Grant Hall Society – Limestone Level

$1,000 to $4,999

Grant Hall Society – Sapphire Level

$5,000 to $9,999

Grant Hall Society – Diamond Level

$10,000 or more

Grant Hall Society members, along with those belonging to the Lifetime Circles of Distinction and the Royal Legacy Society, are invited back to campus annually for a celebration with fellow donors and the Principal. Regional donor events are also held in some areas.

Queen's Benefactors Wall

On permanent display in Joseph S. Stauffer Library, the Queen's University Benefactors Wall celebrates in a public and permanent way our most generous lifetime benefactors - individuals, estates and companies - whose cumulative gifts of $100,000 or more have been recorded as received by the University.

The wall is updated annually every autumn. We invite you to stop by on your next visit to campus.

Lifetime Circles of Distinction 

The Circles of Distinction of Queen's University were created in May 2002 to acknowledge supporters with lifetime cumulative gifts totalling $100,000 or more. Each year, eligible contributors are welcomed into the Circles of Distinction based on the total of their lifetime contributions.

Lifetime Appreciation Society

Gift Level

Gaels Lifetime Circle

$100,000 to $499,999

1841 Circle

$500,000 to $999,999

Tricolour Circle

$1 million to $4,999,999

Kingston Circle

$5 million to $9,999,999

Ceilidh Circle

$10 million to $19,999,999

Founders Circle

$20 million or more

Red leaves and Douglas Library

Royal Legacy Society

The Royal Legacy Society recognizes those alumni and friends who have thoughtfully remembered the University through a bequest or another future gift commitment.