Grand Valley State University Alumni Leadership Circle.

Join the Alumni Leadership Circle

Growing the Laker Effect and Unlocking the Power of What Can Be.

Members of the Alumni Leadership Circle unlock the potential in our students, our university and our community. As the top 10% of alumni philanthropists, members of the Circle grow donor-funded scholarships, ensure all students have access to the support services they need, and provide real-world, experiential learning opportunities through relevant programs and facilities. 


  • Make an annual gift or pledge of $500+ to a fund of your choice.  This gift can be paid monthly or quarterly throughout the year.
  • Serve as an example to fellow and future alumni.
  • Enjoy special events where donor and alumni leadership are recognized and celebrated.
  • Be recognized as a member of the Alumni Leadership Circle in special Grand Valley digital and print publications.
  • Take advantage of professional development and leadership opportunities created by the university.
  • Build your professional network.
  • Give students the opportunity to succeed.
  • Inspire fellow Lakers to give back.
  • Last year, Alumni Leadership Circle members supported:
    • 215 Academic Programs
    • 58 Student Support Programs
    • 341 Scholarships
    • 50 Capital Projects

Page last modified December 13, 2022