The university’s most loyal and generous benefactors are recognized as Sterling Fellows. Membership is conferred by a vote of the Yale Board of Trustees as a way to honor alumni, parents, and friends with lifetime giving $1 million or more.
The Nathan Hale Associates program recognizes and thanks the many generous donors—alumni, parents, students, and friends—whose leadership annual gifts make possible the dynamic, diverse, and creative environment that defines the Yale experience.
Yale Legacy Partners is a society of alumni, family, and friends who have made a bequest or planned gift to the university. By becoming a Yale Legacy Partner, donors join the company of many who have helped to provide for generations of students and scholars to come.