Annual Giving Societies

LIP medals

The Citadel Foundation's annual giving societies recognize individuals who make annual gifts to The Citadel. All gifts and qualifying matching gifts made to the college through The Citadel Foundation, The Citadel Brigadier Foundation, and The Citadel Alumni Association in a calendar year count toward annual giving recognition.

Annual benefactors are recognized each year in the online Honor Roll of Donors to The Citadel. Additionally, donors may receive up to three cadet miniatures, based on their annual giving at the following levels:

Esprit de Corps ($10,000 or more)
Donors at this level receive three cadet miniatures.
Gold Stars ($5,000-$9,999)
Donors at this level receive two cadet miniatures.

Dean’s List
Donors at this level receive one cadet miniature.

Palmetto Regiment
Sword & Shako Circle ($500-$999)