Winthrop University: Division of University Advancement - Recognizing Donors
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University Advancement
206 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-1452 (fax)

Donor Recognition


Winthrop Leadership Society

wls logoThe Winthrop Leadership Society was established in 2018 to recognize donors who make annual gifts to Winthrop in one, or multiple, areas for a five-year period. (underline and link WLS to the new page)

Winthrop Women's Coalition The Winthrop Women's Coalition was founded on the idea that women's strength is at its best when we work together and that a relationship with the institution is mutually beneficial. In the coalition, one will find a connection to other women of diverse personal and professional backgrounds, and opportunities for personal and professional enrichment while helping to contribute to the university's mission and philanthropic needs.

D.B. Johnson Society

dbjlogoD.B. Johnson, Winthrop’s founding president, had a vision. With a gift of $1500 from John Winthrop of the Peabody Foundation, he created what is today one of South Carolina’s top-performing public universities.

The D.B. Johnson Society consists of a loyal group of individuals who have included Winthrop University in their estate plants. These alumni and friends support the university’s vision for tomorrow through wills, trusts, annuities, life insurance or other planned gifts.

Every gift, regardless of size, makes a difference in the lives of generations to come. Please consider joining the D.B. Johnson Society and make quality public education for all part of your legacy.

Endowed Support

ua logoEndowments are great tools for the University to use to ensure the security of the principal amount of a gift. They also establish a perpetual source of funding for the benefit of Winthrop University. Creating an endowed fund gives you an opportunity to put your name or the name of another person or organization on the endowment in memory or tribute. Donors can personally name an endowed scholarship which will help support the area of their choice with a minimum gift of $25,000.

For more information about supporting Winthrop, please contact University Advancement at 803/323-2275 or toll-free 800/801-1083.

Last Updated: 8/1/19