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The Benjamin Franklin Society

We would like to extend an invitation for you to join your classmates as a member of

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The Benjamin Franklin Society celebrates the College’s strongest supporters who invest confidently in Franklin & Marshall. With a starting gift of $1,787, commemorating the College’s founding year, the Benjamin Franklin Society offers a renewed commitment to lead. Membership in this society allows us to recognize your generosity and to thank you for helping us at this leadership level of giving.

Just as Benjamin Franklin's gift of £200 was critical to the College's history, your gift is critical in shaping Franklin & Marshall's future.

For more information on how you can become a member of the Benjamin Franklin Society, please contact Ramy Rahal, Director of Annual Giving, at or 717-358-4757. 

Please consider joining The Benjamin Franklin Society by making a gift at one of the following levels:

Keiper Council $1,787 - $2,499
Distler Council $2,500 - $4,999
Hartman Council $5,000 - $9,999
Goethean Council $10,000 - $24,999
Diagnothian Council $25,000 - $49,999
Old Main Council $50,000 and above

Young Alumni can participate at the Member level with a gift of $100 for each year that has passed since gradutation.

1 year ago $100 6 years ago $600
2 years ago $200 7 years ago $700
3 years ago $300 8 years ago $800
4 years ago $400 9 years ago $900
5th Reunion $500 10th Reunion $1,000