empower opportunity and success
LEADERSHIP CIRCLE recognizes donors whose annual gifts of $1,000 or more help pave the way for student success and deliver extraordinary opportunities for learning and discovery at Michigan State.
Giving at the leadership level opens doors of opportunity for both current and future Spartans. Whether for academics, research, athletics or the arts, annual leadership gifts ensure students are on a path to success and well on their way to having an extraordinary impact in Michigan, the country and beyond.
Leadership circle Levels of giving
Recognition begins July 1 each year and is based on gifts made during MSU’s previous fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
Leadership Circle donors receive exclusive services and recognition:
- SPARTAN – Michigan State University Alumni Magazine
- Invitations to special MSU programming and events
- Annual recognition materials
impact of leadership giving
Whether you step up to support experiential learning, student scholarships, research opportunities or an outstanding student with financial need, your Leadership Circle gifts make immediate impact. Meet a few of our Leadership Circle donors and find out how their gifts impact MSU and the broader community.
The Colliers: Tonya, ’87, Laura, ’16, Tylor, ’20 and Philip, ’87, support the Citizen Scholars Program to help students put their values and skills into action.
Jamie Barker, MSU Parent, gave through the annual Spartan Veterans Day campaign to support the Student Veterans Resource Center.
Caroline Fuentes ’17, supports the Wayne County 313 Scholarship initiative and joined others in making a symbolic $1,855 gift on Give Green Day.
To learn more about how you can make an impact on MSU at the Leadership Circle level, please contact:
Assistant Director of Leadership Circle
Visit My MSU Giving to see your lifetime and annual giving to Michigan State University.