Your gift counts

Giving to The Cal Fund welcomes you into a community of donors who care deeply about Berkeley. Thank you for joining! Leadership gifts of $1,000 or more annually establish your annual membership in the Charter Hill Society, a special circle of donors honored for their loyal support.

Charter Hill Society Benefits

Member • $1,000–$2,499

  • Charter Hill Society membership card
  • Subscription to The Promise of Berkeley magazine
  • Invitation to attend Discover Cal traveling lecture series
  • Two-for-one admission to the Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Dedicated email assistance for inquiries regarding Charter Hill Society membership or other campus matters
  • Personal support available for general inquiries and campus referrals

Affiliate • $2,500–$4,999

All benefits above, plus:

  • Invitations to attend two exclusive football pregame tailgate events
  • Invitations to attend special receptions at two Cal Performances events

Associate • $5,000–$9,999

All benefits above, plus:

  • Annual comprehensive report of your UC Berkeley giving, including information on how private philanthropy has been used by departments you have supported
  • Annual invitation to the private Charter Hill Society Leadership Roundtable, featuring an opportunity to interact with campus leadership and engage with the exceptional UC Berkeley community

Partner • $10,000–$24,999

All benefits above, plus:

  • Dedicated Charter Hill Society staff who can assist with specialized arrangements such as customized campus tours, and purchasing tickets for campus events
  • Library card and privileges through The University Library (enrollment for card required, available only to California residents)

Patron • $25,000+

All benefits above, plus:

  • Inclusion in UC Berkeley’s honor roll of major donors, published in the Annual Report of Philanthropy