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Meletia Society

As donors who give $1,000 or more to The Notre Dame Fund in a single fiscal year, Meletia Society members form the foundation for all philanthropy at Notre Dame.

The Mary Meletia Society is made up of Notre Dame’s most generous benefactors. This influential group is comprised of approximately 200 graduates, Trustees, parents, friends, faculty and staff.

Joining the Mary Meletia Society

Meletia Society membership is based on your cumulative current-needs giving in a single fiscal year totaling $1,000 or greater from July 1 through June 30. Many members choose to make a Meletia Society pledge, and complete payments throughout the fiscal year—an excellent option for donors that would like to maximize their ability to support Notre Dame. Don’t forget, matching gifts are counted toward your annual gift total.

Rachael Mann, annual giving coordinator, can provide information on the many ways in which you can leverage your giving to support at the Meletia Society level. Please contact her at 410-532-3197 or rmann@ndm.edu.

Recent graduate membership


Graduates of the last decade are given special access to Meletia Society and can become members with an annual commitment of $500. This is a great opportunity for young graduates just beginning a lifetime of philanthropic support!

Benefits of Mary Meletia Society membership


As a member of the Mary Meletia Society you will have many unique opportunities to see your investment at work. Here are just a few of the special benefits offered exclusively to members of the Meletia Society:

    •    An opportunity to schedule a private campus tour
    •    Invitations to special events, such as the President’s Dinner
    •    Recognition as a Meletia Society member at Notre Dame events

You will also be acknowledged as a member of the Mary Meletia Society in the University’s annual donor listing. Please contact us If you would like to receive a hard copy of the most recent annual donor list.

The University is proud to recognize Meletia Society members as leaders among Notre Dame’s annual donors.