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The Yale School of Management is so grateful to every donor. Through the collective generosity of our alumni and friends, we are able to support today's students as they become leaders for business and society. 

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Impact is Yale SOM’s annual publication outlining the school’s financial position, recognizing supporters, and reporting on our collective impact, on campus and beyond.

Donor Societies

SOM Dean’s Society

Members of the SOM Dean’s Society make a meaningful investment each year through their gifts of $1,000 or more to the Yale SOM Alumni Fund.  Your significant contribution has a direct and immediate impact on the school’s ability to advance its mission, achieve its strategic objectives, and drive innovation in management education. 

Business & Society Circle* $100,000 and above
Chairs Circle* $50,000 – 99,999
Partners Circle* $25,000 – 49,999
Investors Circle * $10,000 – 24,999
Innovators Circle $5,000 – 9,999
Fellows Circle $2,500 – 4,999
Stewards Circle $1,000 – 2,499
Associates Circle (Graduates of the last 4 years) $500 – 999

*Donors who give $10,000 or more to the Yale SOM Alumni Fund for scholarships may name a one-year scholarship after whomever they wish—themselves, a loved one, a classmate, or favorite faculty member— and will receive a profile of their student. Learn more

Sterling Fellows

Individual acts of generosity and vision remain at the heart of Yale. The university’s most loyal and generous benefactors are recognized as Sterling Fellows. Membership is conferred by a vote of the Yale Board of Trustees as a way to honor alumni, parents, and friends with lifetime giving $1 million or more. 

Beinecke Society: Planned Giving at Yale SOM

We invite you to join the Beinecke Society, an alliance of alumni, family, and friends who have included Yale SOM in their estate plans or made other planned gifts to the school. Donors who remember Yale SOM in this manner are supporting the aspirations of talented students and faculty from around the world. Offering you membership in the Beinecke Society is our way of thanking you for your foresight and generosity.