Mercatus Giving Societies

The Mercatus Center honors the substantial contribution that our Giving Circle Society members have made to advance a more free and prosperous society. By joining one of the Mercatus special giving circles, supporters will have access to frequent updates by our scholars and receive special recognition for their support.

Liberty Circle 

With an annual contribution of $1,000 or more, supporters can become part of Mercatus' Liberty Circle and be prominently recognized in our special Honoring Annual Supporters mailing.

Founders Circle 

With an annual contribution of $10,000 or more, supporters can become part of Mercatus' Founders Circle.  Members receive the listing in our Honoring Annual Supporters mailing and have the option to join timely conference calls on current issues and invitations to our special events.

Executive Founders Circle 

With an annual contribution of $25,000 or more, supporters can join Mercatus' Executive Founders Circle .  In addition to the entire Founders’ benefits, members also receive a special set of Mercatus bookends, as well as select publications, podcasts, and videos featuring the work of Mercatus scholars. 

Chairman’s Circle 

With an annual contribution of $100,000 or more, supporters can join Mercatus' Chairman’s Circle. Members receive all the benefits of the Executive Founders circle, as well as a monthly selection of important books and publications from Mercatus scholars and the opportunity to participate in quarterly conference calls with Mercatus leadership.

Mercatus Legacy Circle

Ensuring that the principles of a free society thrive for future generations, members of the Mercatus Legacy Circle remember Mercatus in their estate plans.  Recognition for this extraordinary commitment incldues the membership benefits above, along with a special Mercatus pin and framed Legacy Circle certificate.

For further information about Mercatus Giving Societies please contact Daniel Sacks at dsacks@mercatus.gmu.edu or at 703-993-8262.