1887 Circle Giving Levels

1887 Circle is the premium leadership giving alliance for the Campaign for Tomorrow. Donors who make new gifts of $50,000 or more directly to the AOA, payable within five years, will receive special recognition as 
"Founders" of the 1887 Circle. 

Whether you give back in recognition of your mentors or to help develop the next generation of orthopaedic leaders, your gift to the Campaign for Tomorrow is a promise to the extraordinary surgeons in our past, present, and future. 

All Founders will receive recognition

At the AOA Annual Meeting: Wall of Honor, Annual Meeting signage, Annual Meeting slides, and on AOA Connect mobile app  

In Listings: on the AOA website, in AOA Committee Agenda books, and in AOA Update, the fall membership publication

Ambassador

$50,000 - $99,999
Benefits

  • 1887 Circle necktie or scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin (at the end of the Campaign)





Visionary

$500,000 - $999,999
Benefits

  • 1887 Circle necktie or scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin (at the end of the Campaign)
  • One-time featured guest at the Emerging Leaders Forum Reception
  • Embossed leather portfolio
  • Invitation to the reception at the AAOS Annual Meeting for Traveling Fellowship alumni/1887 Circle Founders 
  • Invitation to all ticketed leadership events at the AOA Annual Meeting

+ 5 year naming rights for a program, fellowship, or other AOA event TBD with the donor

Innovator

$100,000 - $249,999
Benefits

  • 1887 Circle necktie or scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin (at the end of the Campaign)

+ One-time featured guest at the Emerging Leaders Forum Reception

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Transformational Virgil P. Gibney Society

$1,000,000+
Benefits

  • 1887 Circle necktie or scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin (at the end of the Campaign)
  • One-time featured guest at the Emerging Leaders Forum Reception
  • Embossed leather portfolio
  • Invitation to the reception at the AAOS Annual Meeting for Traveling Fellowship alumni/1887 Circle Founders 
  • Invitation to all ticketed leadership events at the AOA Annual Meeting

+ Invitation to President-hosted events at the AOA Annual Meeting​
+ Preferred housing at Annual Meeting hotel headquarters
+ 10 year naming rights for a program, fellowship, or other AOA event TBD with the donor

Champion

$250,000 - $499,999
Benefits

  • 1887 Circle necktie or scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder's Dinner at the AOA Annual Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin (at the end of the Campaign)

+ Embossed leather portfolio
+ Invitation to the reception at the AAOS Annual Meeting for Traveling Fellowship alumni/1887 Circle Founders 
+ Invitation to all ticketed leadership events at the AOA Annual Meeting

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