Lifetime Giving Societies

The ISU Foundation recognizes donors who have generously supported Indiana State through lifetime giving societies: 1865 Society, Book and Torch Society and the March On! Awards. These societies honor the philanthropic spirit that enhances Indiana State programs and facilities and the opportunities for our students and faculty.

Book and Torch Society
The Book and Torch Society is a lifetime giving society that honors Indiana State University's most generous philanthropists. This society recognizes individuals, businesses and foundations who have had a significant impact on Indiana State by making one-time or cumulative gifts of $100,000 or more. The dedication and support of Book and Torch donors are recognized in three levels signifying the meaning of the University seal: Knowledge Level ($100,000 - $499,999); Inspiration Level ($500,000 - $999,999); and Truth Level ($1,000,000 or more).

PDF  FY16 Book and Torch Society

The 1865 Society
The 1865 Society is a special society honoring those individuals who understand the importance of providing for the future of Indiana State University. This society recognizes individuals who have included Indiana State in their financial estate planning by leaving a legacy of hope for future generations of students. The opportunity for public recognition in the 1865 Society is left to the discretion of the donor.

PDF  FY16 1865 Society

The MARCH ON! Awards
The March On! Award is the most prestigious award that honors transformational philanthropy to the Indiana State University. This special award, named for our first comprehensive campaign, March On! The Campaign for Indiana State University, signifies the important role that our alumni, friends and corporate partners play in ensuring Indiana State’s growth and success.

2016 March On! Award Recipients:

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