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Recognizing Your Support

Dean's Circle & Partners' Circle Membership

Dean's Circle

Donor's who make annual gifts of $10,000 or more* are recognized as members of the Dean's Circle.  In addition to distinct recognition in the Dean's Circle Report, benefits include a liaison to provide personal assistance with Stanford-related matters, and invitations to exclusive events and receptions. Members are honored each fall at a formal dinner with the dean during Alumni Weekend. Dean's Circle members who make a gift at the Leadership level, $25,000 or more, are matched with a Law Fund Scholar giving members the opportunity to build a connection with a current student.

Partners' Circle

The Partners' Circle* honors all alumni and friends who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more. In 2012, Partners' Circle donors provided more than $1.8M to Stanford Law School. Benefits include invitations to receptions held across the country featuring law school faculty and alumni.


Donor Recognition Levels

Dean's Circle

$25,000 and above
$10,000 - $24,999
Sterling Partners $5,000 - $9,999
Benjamin Harrison Partners $2,500 - $4,999
Nathan Abbott Partners $1,000 - $2,499
George E. Crothers Associates $500 - $999
Marion Rice Kirkwood Associates $250 - $499
Law Donors $1 - $249


*Alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years are eligible for Dean's Circle membership with a gift of $5,000 or more, and a Partners' Circle membership with a gift of $500 or more.