1887 Circle Donors

1887 Circle is the premium leadership giving alliance for the Campaign for Tomorrow. Donors at this level include: 

  • Donors with gifts of $50,000 or more directly to the AOA, payable within five years are 1887 Circle Founders.
  • Donors with gifts of $50,000 or more directly to the AOA, payable within 10 years, by individuals who are age 50 or younger are 1887 Circle Members.*
  • Donors who have given $100,000 or more over a lifetime are 1887 Circle Lifetime Donors. ** 

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 AOA Update

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