Donor Recognition Societies

Amherst's recognition societies honor donors who have been especially generous to the College. 

1821 Society and Noah Webster Circle

The 1821 Society recognizes leadership giving to the Annual Fund (gifts of $1,821 and more) and commemorates the College's founding year. The Noah Webster Circle (gifts of $10,000 and more) recognizes the most generous supporters of the Annual Fund and honors Noah Webster's founding vision.

Johnson Chapel Associates

Alumni, parents, and friends who have demonstrated their commitment to Amherst’s future by including the College in their estate plans.

Founders Society

Established in 1997 to honor the dedication of a distinguished group of Amherst College's most generous alumni and friends.