We honor our most committed alumni, parents, and friends for their valuable support and contribution through the College’s acknowledgment and recognition policies.
Report on Giving
In 2019, Athens College acknowledged a broader range of donors for 2017-2018 (September 1 to August 31), for the first time under giving categories. Τhe “Report on Giving” was distributed in print to members of the extended Athens College community, as well as at the annual event honoring donors, volunteers and supporters of the College. In the report, donors were included under Giving Societies, according to their annual aggregate giving level. Those contributing more than €250 were listed in the Honor Roll of Donors according to their stated preference (by name/company name or as anonymous). Giving in kind that offset budget costs is now also acknowledged starting with the Report on Giving 2018-2019.
Annual Fund Digital Donor Wall
For the first time, all Annual Fund Holiday 2020 donors irrespective of gift amount were acknowledged on the Annual Fund Holiday 2020 Digital Donor Wall upon their consent and the confirmation of gift receipt. Acknowledgment included full name and graduation year for alumni/ae. Gift amount was not made public. The Digital Donor Wall will be maintained and enriched with gifts to the Annual Fund made throughout the year.
Naming opportunities are tied to specific giving opportunities and contributions. See more under Our Priorities and contact the Development Office (T: +30 210 6798217-8, email: [email protected] for more information.
Alumni Fund Drive Cup
Tradition has it that every year, during the annual event honoring donors, volunteers and supporters of the College, classes with the highest — per decade — participation in support of the work of the College are acknowledged. Class agents are invited to the stage to receive Cups as acknowledgment. Should one class achieve the highest score for three consecutive years, the class gets to keep the Cup in honor of its valuable contribution in serving the College’s vision and mission.
Stories and Voices of ImpACT
Storytelling has always been at the heart of the College’s course in history to convey the founding principles, the vision and the efforts to serve the School’s mission. Athens College Stories and Voices of ImpACT (SVoI) communicate the highest purposes and best legacies of our institution. Great stories last and inspire by being told again and again.
Giving is part of the School’s DNA running across its history from our founders and lifetime benefactors up to the most recent generous donors. We need to demonstrate what it means to support the School and what impact it has on our communities, our country, and the world. The year 2025 celebrating the Athens College Centennial will be paying tribute to the School’s culture of giving as well as the power of giving. The role of the class agents in identifying and bringing forward SVoI will be crucial.
Website & Social Media
Under the Athens College website and the giving pages, our donors will be acknowledged in many ways, including through our giving opportunities, SVoI and beyond. Moreover, the dynamic School social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Youtube) and Fund Drive Facebook page as well as SAKA website and social media (Facebook page, Facebook group & SAKA Chapters) reaching thousands of people all over the world, are valuable tools for donor recognition and acknowledgment, with donor prior approval.
Donors are acknowledged in the annual "Report on Giving" as members of Athens College Giving Societies, according to their annual aggregate giving level and their stated preference (by name/company name or as anonymous). Special mention in the annual report is made to our Lifetime Benefactors, whose contributions have been acknowledged in the School's history.
Emmanuel Benakis Society (100.000 € and above)
Stephanos & Penelope Delta Society (50.000 € - 99.999 €)Homer Davis Society (20.000 € - 49.999 €)
Partners in Education (10.000 € - 19.999 €)
Patrons (2.500 € - 9.999 €)
Donors (1.000 € - 2.499 €)
Supporters (500 € - 999 €)
Friends (250 € - 499 €)
Contributors (1 € - 249 €) Donors are not listed by name .