Honoring Donors

Right now, you are making a difference.

UNC’s recognition societies honor and thank donors who lead the way with significant, sustained and transformative gifts that change lives for our students.

UNC was founded as Colorado State Normal School in 1889 through the philanthropy of Greeley community members who donated land and funding. Today, alumni and friends of UNC continue continue to shape our institution through their generous gifts. Our President’s Society recognizes donors whose annual contributions amount to $2,000 or more.


President’s Society members are honored with:

  • Updates from President Kay Norton on accomplishments, opportunities and challenges at the university.
  • Annual recognition on UNC’s Honor Roll of Donors (with your permission).
  • Invitations to exclusive events.
  • Discounted tickets to select academic, cultural or sporting events.



From Our President Kay Norton

We must invest our resources in the success of our students. They are our future—and the future of our communities.

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Giving Priorities

  • Our Greatest Need
  • Annual Fund
  • Blue and Gold Club