The Annual Fund gives Marymount College alumni, parents and friends the opportunity to support the mission of the College. Whether you want to lessen the financial burden of a student, bring new technology to the classroom, support new facilities or simply better the community, gifts to the Annual Fund help Marymount College to fulfill our mission to provide a quality, values-based education.
Supporters of the Annual Fund enrich the lives of every Marymount student by strengthening our commitment to the education of the whole person. As a 21st century Catholic College, we remain dedicated to this basic tenet of our mission.
Gifts to the Annual Fund Support:
- Scholarships so deserving students may benefit from a Marymount College education
- Outstanding academic and student life programs that support student success
- State of the art technology and equipment in the classroom and campus wide so students have the right tools to learn
Every donor participates in the success of Marymount students. Please consider making your gift today.
Marymount College has several recognition societies that can help you make a difference in the lives of our students. For more information please contact Jessica Urena at (310) 377-5501 x 222.
Tua Luce Dirige Society
The inscription on the Marymount College seal, Tua Luce Dirige or “guide us by your light” represents the tradition of academic excellence and social justice bestowed upon us by our founders, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary. The Tua Luce Dirige Society honors donors whose financial support has guided the growth of the College and ensured the success of our mission.
Membership in the Tua Luce Dirige Society is extended to alumni, parents and friends whose cumulative gifts over the years have reached $100,000 and above.
$2.5 Million and above
Those who wish to remain anonymous
$1,000,000 to $2,499,999
Fritz B. Burns Foundation
The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation
$250,000 to $999,999
The Ahmanson Foundation
William H. Hannon•
The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation
$100,000 to $249,999
Laszlo• and Milka Ambrus
Burt Arnold ’84 * and Ami Arnold
Jack* and Susan Blumenthal
Yvonne M. Bogdanovich ‘69
John* and Cynthia Dorgan
The William G. Irwin Charity Foundation
The Fletcher Jones Foundation
Charles and Marylyn* Klaus
George H. Mayr Foundation
John and Tashia Morgridge
Ann Peppers Foundation
Timothy* and Alanna Psomas
Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary
Sue Soldoff* and Stephen Soldoff
Wilfred and Kerri Uytengsu
E. Wiegand Foundation
* Current and Former Trustee
The President's Circle honors the enduring commitment and leadership of our President in support of the College’s mission and vision. As the largest contributors of unrestricted gifts to the College, members of the President’s Circle are dedicated to maintaining Marymount’s position as one of the top-rated private four-year liberal arts colleges in the Country.
Donor: an annual gift of $1,000 or more
Laureate: an annual gift of $2,500 or more
Scholar: an annual gift of $5,000 or more
Patron: an annual gift of $10,000 or more
President’s Circle Cabinet and Executive Cabinet are special members whose annual gifts of $25,000 or more provide leadership support for the College. President's Circle Cabinet
Membership courtesies include:
President's Circle e-newsletter and other communications
Opportunities to attend special President’s Circle events
Discounts at campus bookstore and café
A personal campus liaison to assist with any Marymount College questions or concerns
Marymount Associates celebrate the academic achievements of our students as they receive their degrees upon completion of their studies. As supporters of the Annual Fund, Marymount Associates make annual gifts of $500 to $999.
Marymount Friends celebrate the rich co-curricular programs that help fulfill our mission to teach the whole person. Members support the Annual Fund with gifts of $100 or more.
Parents Project allows parents to contribute to a project that benefits current students. Previous Parents Projects include: a photo darkroom, a Mac media lab, the beautiful Burns Quad at the Palos Verdes North residential community and upgrades to the science labs.