Giving Societies

The following societies were created as a symbol of appreciation and way to acknowledge the significant financial contributions made in support of the National Academy of Medicine. The philanthropic support provided by our members and friends ensure we are able to achieve our mission—to improve health for all by advancing science, accelerating health equity, and providing independent, authoritative, and trusted advice nationally and globally.

Learn more about our giving societies below. We hope you will join us!

Cumulative Giving

 

The Einstein Society recognizes members and friends of the NAM, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering whose cumulative lifetime giving totals $100,000 or more. In honor of their contributions, Einstein Society members are:

  • Recognized on donor recognition plaques at the historic NAS Building and Keck Center in Washington, DC, and the Beckman Center in Irvine, CA;
  • Presented with a replica of the famous Albert Einstein memorial located on the grounds of the NAS Building;
  • Acknowledged as Einstein Society members in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer.

The NAM Society recognizes members and friends of the NAM whose cumulative giving totals $20,000 to $100,000. In honor of their contributions, NAM Society members are:

  • Recognized on donor recognition plaques at the historic NAS Building and Keck Center in Washington, DC, and the Beckman Center in Irvine, CA;
  • Acknowledged as NAM Society members in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer.

Annual Giving

The NAM’s Annual Giving Societies recognize members and friends of the NAM who contribute gifts or pledges of $1,000 or more during the calendar year. In honor of their philanthropy, these donors are recognized in the NAM Annual Report and the NAS Report of the Treasurer. Membership is based on the following annual giving levels:

 

  • Catalyst Society: $50,000 or more
  • Rosette Society: $25,000 – $49,999
  • Challenge Society: $10,000 – $24,999
  • Charter Society: $1,000 – $9,999

Loyalty Society

Loyalty Society recognizes members and friends who have made gifts to the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, or National Academy of Medicine for at least 20 years.

Planned Giving

 

The Heritage Society celebrates NAM members and friends who have planned a gift today that provides for the future. We gratefully recognize individuals who make a bequest, beneficiary designation or another type of planned gift to the NAM.

Members of the Heritage Society have provided a legacy gift that upholds the mission of the NAM. We honor these individuals by:

  • Listing their names on the donor recognition plaques at the historic NAS Building and Keck Center in Washington, DC, and the Beckman Center in Irvine, CA;
  • Presenting them with a cast Heritage Society medal as a memento of our gratitude;
  • Including them in the honor roll of donors in the NAM Annual Report and NAS Report of the Treasurer; and
  • Celebrating the power of philanthropy with them at the annual lunch of the NAM Society.

For more information, or to make a gift, contact the Office of Development at 202-334-2431.


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