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Dillard University Annual Giving

Dillard University is proud to introduce an exciting new initiative, the Annual Giving Society, designed to recognize and honor those who make a significant commitment to the university each year. This society celebrates the dedication of donors who go above and beyond in their support, providing a platform for them to connect with like-minded individuals who share a passion for advancing education and creating opportunities.

Annual Giving Society

The Dillard University Annual Giving Society consists of loyal supporters who have completed at least 6 recurring gifts in one fiscal year. Alumni are encouraged to contribute monthly, based on their year of graduation. ie. $19.63 | $20.13

To qualify, monthly gifts can be made in any domination $18.69 or more regardless of your affiliation with DU.

Alumni who have completed degrees within the last ten years are also recognized for their cumulative annual giving of $100 or more.  Join Today! 

Members of the Annual Giving Society receive special benefits such as exclusive events, insider updates on university developments, and the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to shape the future of Dillard University. This innovative approach to annual giving not only encourages continued support but also strengthens the bonds between the university and its most ardent champions, ensuring that Dillard’s legacy of excellence endures for generations to come.

Honoring 150 Years of Excellence

The Annual & Legacy Giving Society celebrates the University’s over 150 years of academic success. As an extension of the Write Your Legacy campaign, the society exclusively recognizes alumni and donors who provide annual leadership support to Dillard University.

As a valued benefactor, your support provides the University with immediate resources to fund new ideas and exciting initiatives as we continue to work to transform the world into the world it should be.  Join the Annual Giving Society >>


three Dillard University students with diploma's at commencement ceremony

Join us in transforming the world with your support today!

For more information, contact Jeff Joseph 

 (504) 816-5707

The Annual Giving Society, a new and prestigious segment of the Annual Fund, is designed to honor and recognize individuals who generously contribute to our mission year after year. By becoming a member of this distinguished society, you will join an illustrious group of alumni and donors who share a common vision of fostering excellence, innovation, and growth within our institution.

If you have made at least six recurring monthly gifts to Dillard University or have graduated within the last 10 years and have contributed a gift of at least $100, please fill out the membership application form here.

As a member of the Annual Giving Society, you will enjoy a range of exclusive benefits, including Discounted Society Luncheon Tickets, Annual Giving Society Merchandise (Discounted), Quarterly Society Newsletter, and Society Lapel Pin. There will also be opportunities for special invitations to events, intimate gatherings with faculty and students, and opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals who are equally passionate about Dillard University’s success.

Your contributions can range from at least six recurring monthly gifts from $18.69 in the current fiscal year to one-time gifts of $1869.00 and beyond. Note that if you have already given to the university for at least six reoccurring payments you are already qualified to join the Annual Giving Society.


You can choose which fund you would like to support or support the unrestricted Fair Dillard Fund. 

Dr. Rochelle L. Ford, APR
8th President, Dillard University

Having built a robust resume in higher education administration and instruction, President Ford has earned a stellar reputation as a hands-on, transformative leader. Since her arrival at Dillard Ford has implemented the DU Three and has focused the University on transforming into a communiversity that is focused on a facilities that withstand the forecast, fortifying our staff and faculty, and financing the future. 

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Dr. Rochelle Ford, Dillard University President