The 1887 Circle is the premium leadership giving alliance for the Campaign for Tomorrow.

View 1887 Circle members

Donors at this level meet the following criteria:

  • Donors with gifts of $50,000 or more directly to the AOA
  • Donors who have given $100,000 or more over a lifetime

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 1887 Circle Members will receive recognition

  • At the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting: Wall of Honor, signage, slides, and on the AOA Connect mobile app.
  • In Listings: on the AOA website, in AOA Committee Agenda books, and in the AOA Impact.

1887 Circle: Levels of Giving

Ambassador

$50,000 – $99,999

Benefits
  • 1887 Circle necktie/scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin

Innovator

$100,000 – $249,999

Benefits
  • 1887 Circle necktie/scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin

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

Champion

$250,000 – $499,999

Benefits
  • 1887 Circle necktie/scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin

+ 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 Leadership Meeting

Visionary

$500,000 – $999,999

Benefits
  • 1887 Circle necktie/scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin
  • One-time featured guest at the Emerging Leaders Forum Reception
  • 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 Leadership Meeting

Transformational Virgil P. Gibney Society

$1,000,000+

Benefits
  • 1887 Circle necktie/scarf
  • Yearly invitation to the President’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • Yearly invitation to the 1887 Circle Founder’s Dinner at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
  • 1887 Circle lapel pin
  • One-time featured guest at the Emerging Leaders Forum Reception
  • 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 Leadership Meeting

+ Invitation to President-hosted events at the AOA Annual Leadership Meeting
+ Preferred housing at Annual Leadership Meeting hotel headquarters

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