Skip to main content

Support The Philadelphia Society!

John Lathrop Ryan’s Law:
Never run out of money.
(from Don Lipsett’s Listing of Important Laws)

The Philadelphia Society relies upon the generosity of members and other interested supporters.  Donations to the Society supplement membership dues and meeting registrations in meeting our general operating expenses and keeping the costs of meetings as affordable as possible.  


Announcing The 1964 Club!  When you elect to make a monthly contribution of $19.64 to the Philadelphia Society we will list you as a member of The 1964 Club and send you an occasional surprise!


Please use the donate button below, where you can contribute online through PayPal or by credit card.


Sponsorship Levels:

Annual donors of $500 and up are invited to the President’s Reception at the Spring meeting each year.

Benefactors: $10,000 and up
Washington Circle: $2,499-9,999
Commodore’s Circle: $1000 – $2,499
President’s Club: $500-$999
The 1964 Club:  Monthly pledge of $19.64
Patrons: $1 – $499


Are you interested in leaving a bequest to the Society?  Please contact us to discuss how you can make a planned gift!

Special Program Donations:

In addition to general operating support, we welcome support for:

1) Fellowship Fund:  The Society expends approximately ten percent of our annual budget to provide registration and travel expenses to enable qualified students and young professionals to attend conferences.  Our Fellowship Committee supervises a competitive selection process for fellowship awards, and all fellowship applicants must be nominated by a member of the Society.  Donors may not designate awards to specific individuals.  

2) Meeting Sponsorships:   In order to keep meeting registration costs low, the Society welcomes sponsorship for specific meetings in the form of general support or hosted receptions and dinners.  (Meeting sponsors are recognized during the event.)


Donations by check may be mailed to:

The Philadelphia Society
11620 Rutan Circle
Jerome, MI 49249-9530
Phone (517) 688-5111

Philadelphia Society

The Philadelphia Society is a 501(c)(3) educational foundation. It does not support, endorse or oppose candidates or proposed legislation. An Illinois not-for-profit corporation, The Philadelphia Society is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) public charity.  (View exemption Letter  PDF Icon)

© The Philadelphia Society 2021 | Webmaster Contact

The material on this website is for general education and information only. The views presented here are the responsibility of their authors and do not reflect endorsement or opposition by The Philadelphia Society. Please read our general disclaimer.