MIT’s Leadership Giving Society
“It’s my pleasure to both represent and rally this passionate group. We share so much and have so much to gain in meeting one another. Join us in celebrating MIT this year.”
david fung ’85
william barton rogers society chair
about
The William Barton Rogers Society honors a core group of philanthropists whose investment is critical to the Institute. By giving annually, these leaders make it possible for MIT to pursue its ambitious mission and bring astonishing ideas to life.
Leadership giving levels
Visionaries
$50,000+
Benefactors
$25,000–$49,999
Ambassadors
$10,000–$24,999
Fellows
$5,000–$9,999
Patrons
$2,500–$4,999
Associates
graduated levels for early career alumni
“…MIT’s leadership-level donors echo William Barton Rogers’ passion and commitment.”
L. Rafael Reif
President of MIT
FAQ
MIT’s founder and first president (b. 1804 d. 1882)

MIT Libraries Archives
Data as of June 2017:

880 are making Visionary-level gifts of $50,000 or more

340 are making Benefactor-level gifts between $25,000–$49,999

899 are making Ambassador-level gifts between $10,000–$24,999

1,195 are making Fellow-level gifts between $5,000–$9,999

1,838 are making Patron-level gifts between $2,500–$4,999

1,122 are making Associate-level gifts at a graduated scale
$2,500 for most donors

$1,000 for early career grads (classes 2004–2013)

$500 for very recent grads (classes 2014–2017)

$250 for current MIT graduate students

$100 for current MIT students
Yes, the matching gift will be credited to you in the fiscal year it is received. To find out more about your company’s matching gift program, use our Matching Gift Company Search, or contact your human resources or benefits office.
An MIT Fiscal Year starts July 1 and ends June 30.

Fiscal Year 2018 is July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

“I am grateful for the support from so many in the MIT community who believe in this great institution and demonstrate their commitment through giving.”
L. Rafael Reif
President of MIT