Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum giving threshold for the Andrew Carnegie Society, W.L. Mellon Society for the Tepper School of Business and Dean’s Circle for the Heinz College?
When do I need to give $2,500 to participate in ACS and related groups at Tepper and Heinz?
Donors who give $2,500 during any fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) will be recognized in the ACS and the Tepper and Heinz societies beginning in the subsequent fiscal year.
May I make monthly recurring gift payments to give $2,500?
Yes, you may make a monthly gift of $208.34 during the 12 months of any fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) to reach the total of $2,500. To change your monthly gift, contact us at your convenience.
What are the benefits of membership in these leadership annual giving societies?
ACS members receive invitations to special events on campus and around the country that include university leadership, faculty and students. You also receive exclusive communications throughout the year. Dedicated staff members are available any time by phone or email to connect you to CMU. Members of the W.L. Mellon Society and Heinz Dean’s Circle are recognized through published lists that highlight your participation as an annual leadership donor.