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The Sigma Chi Foundation established giving societies to honor members that donate at certain levels or in certain ways. One example is the James Parks Caldwell Society to recognize anyone who names the Sigma Chi Foundation as a beneficiary of a will, trust, retirement plan, life insurance policy, life income gift (pooled income fund) or other type of accepted planned giving arrangement.

The following gift clubs recognize the thousands of alumni who support the Sigma Chi Foundation Annual Fund.

Norman Shield Society
Honors brothers who make a gift of $25,000 or more to the Annual Fund or $50,000 to a special fund in a single fiscal year.

Governor's Round Table
Membership in the Governor's Round Table is gained by an immediate gift of $10,000 or a deferred gift of $25,000 or more in a single fiscal year. These gifts are to special/chapter funds or to the Annual Fund.

White Cross Trust
Donors who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more to the Foundation become members of the White Cross Trust. They receive a distinctive paperweight and a handsome directory that lists all White Cross Trust members.

White Cross Trust Associates
Associates have made a lifetime gifts to Sigma Chi totaling $1,000 or more.

Crest Club Gifts
Members have made gifts totaling between $500 and $999 to Sigma Chi.

Founders' Society
Members have made gifts totaling between $250 and $499 to the Sigma Chi.

Circle of Honor
Members have made gifts totaling between $100 and $249 to the Annual Fund.

Sustaining Members
Members have made gifts totaling up to $99 to the Annual Fund.

For more information on ways to give to the Sigma Chi Foundation, click here, or contact the Sigma Chi Foundation's director of major gifts, Barbara Barabas,, 847-425-4406.

Gift of Securities
A gift of appreciated securities will have even more favorable tax consequences for you than selling the stock and making a cash donation to the Foundation. Read More