Recognition Programs


Berkeley Loyal

Berkeley Loyal recognizes the campus’s most steadfast donors. When you have made gifts in each of the three most recent consecutive fiscal years, you become Berkeley Loyal and are recognized for the total number of years in which you’ve made gifts to Cal.

Charter Hill Society

Your annual contributions totaling $1,000 or more to any school, college, department, or program on the Berkeley campus will establish and sustain your membership in this special philanthropy circle.

Builders of Berkeley

The Builders of Berkeley honors the vision, leadership, and commitment of the University of California, Berkeley’s leading benefactors since its founding in 1868. Donors whose lifetime giving totals $1 million or more are invited to become Builders of Berkeley and have their name etched on the granite monument on the steps of Doe Library.

The Benjamin Ide Wheeler Society

The Benjamin Ide Wheeler Society (or Wheeler Society) honors those generous individuals who have provided for Berkeley through estate planning, a life income gift, or other planned giving.

Cal Parents & Families

Cal parent donors may be eligible for benefits, including special events and access to a campus concierge.

Other Recognition Programs
Schools and Colleges

Berkeley Engineering

Berkeley Haas

College of Chemistry

College of Environmental Design

Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Rausser College of Natural Resources

Campus Programs

Cal Alumni Association

Cal Athletics

Cal Performances

The Lawrence Hall of Science

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley