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Emerald Key Society 

The Emerald Key Society is a community of committed donors whose generous support strengthens Lesley’s well-being and secures the university’s capacity to break new ground and create new opportunities for students and alumni to reach their full potential.

Lesley University supporters play a critical role in our ability to lead, teach and attract innovative faculty and students.

Make your gift today and join a vibrant and growing community that is dedicated to keeping Lesley on the forefront of high-quality education, community partnerships and state-of-the-art resources.


We are proud to recognize leadership donors from across the university who make a gift of $1,000 or more to Lesley each fiscal year (July 1–June 30) with membership into the Emerald Key Society. Membership is renewable annually.

Each giving level offers unique benefits such as recognition in donor listings, invitations to VIP events, exclusive communications and opportunities to meet with Lesley leadership.

$1,000 - $2,499 1909 Circle
$2,500 - $4,999 Professors' Circle
$5,000 - $9,999

Deans' Circle

For donors who are parents of a Lesley student: Parents' Leadership Circle

$10,000 - $24,999 Provost's Circle
$25,000 - $49,000 Trustees' Circle
$50,000 or more President's Circle

Lesley Loyalty Society

Be Lesley Loyal

The Lesley Loyalty Society recognizes our many consistent supporters who make a tremendous difference for the Lesley community.

Membership begins when a donor makes a gift (of any amount) to Lesley for at least two years in a row.

Member recognition includes your name in the annual Lesley University donor honor roll and invitation to special events.

Edith Lesley Wolfard Society

Recognizing Planned Giving donors

The Edith Lesley Wolfard Society recognizes those donors who have chosen to include Lesley University in their will or estate planning.

Learn more about planned giving here.