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1850 Society

Invest in Excellence

Thanks to the support of students, alumni and friends, we are recognized as a top-tier research university and one of the top 10 best Catholic universities in the nation. Generous gifts demonstrate commitment to the University, and the 1850 Society recognizes and celebrates donors who give annually at the leadership level.

2019 Christmas Gala

Membership in the 1850 Society is more than a reflection of one's belief in the mission of the University of Dayton. It's an investment in a transformative education. There are five levels of membership based on gifts received during the fiscal year. Please see the Honor Roll below for a list of current members.

Leadership Levels

  • Mary:  $50,000+
  • Mission:  $25,000 – $49,999
  • Community:  $10,000 – $24,999
  • Inclusivity:  $5,000 – $9,999
  • Faith:  $1,850 – $4,999

1850 Society Honor Roll


Annual Giving

Daniel J. Curran Place
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7054