Members of the Enduring Gift Society have cumulative lifetime giving totaling $100,000 or more (exclusive of estate commitments, but including estate realizations). Membership is lifetime.

Tiers within the society recognize higher levels of giving as follows:

  • Platinum — $5 million or above
  • Gold — $1 million to $4,999,999
  • Silver — $500,000-$999,999
  • Bronze — $100,000-$499,999

To learn more about how to maximize your philanthropic impact for students and faculty at Carthage today and for generations to come through annual current-use, planned, or endowed gifts, contact the Office of Advancement at 262-551-5700.

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and predecessor bodies
  • The N. E. Tarble Family
  • Donald ’50 and Marilyn Hedberg and the Hedberg Family Foundation
  • Siebert Lutheran Foundation, Inc.
  • Joel Bleeke ’75 Charitable Foundation
  • The Estate of Irene E. (Schuknecht) Borsh ’70
  • Helen Clausen and the late A. W. (Tom) Clausen ’44 and the late Peggy Clausen
  • The Estate of Joycelynn Clausen
  • Virginia ’74 (Altera) and Robert Cornog
  • Judith ’61 (Ewig) and John Fritsch
  • The Estate of Wesley and Mildred Gallup
  • The Estate of Emmert ’27 and Leola ’27 Gassman
  • The late Paul ’38 and Inez Goerner
  • Jockey International, Inc. and the Steigerwaldt and Waller Families
  • The late Samuel and Imogene Johnson, and SC Johnson
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • The late Joseph Madrigrano Sr. and the late Shirley Madrigrano
  • The Estate of Robert Morin
  • The Estate of George H. Musch
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • The late William ’41 and Doris Niemann
  • The Estate of George ’24 and Hazel Osborn
  • The Estate of Elsie Queckenstedt
  • Susan (Young) Ruud Stover ’69
  • Alan Ruud
  • Franklin I. and Irene List Saemann Foundation
  • Edward ’57 and Alice ’57 (Lawler) Smeds
  • Snap-on Incorporated
  • David A. Straz Jr. and Catherine Straz
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and predecessor organizations
  • Albert Van Maren ’65 and the late Marianne Kidd Van Maren
  • The late Mary ’39 (Kimbrough) and Albert Webb
  • Todd Wehr Foundation
  • Wisconsin Foundation for Independent Colleges, Inc.
  • Abbott Laboratories Fund
  • The Estate of Werner and Hazel Bothe
  • Elizabeth Kassel Brown and the late Howard Brown
  • The Estate of Alice ’35 (Moody) and Robert Chapin
  • The late Lila Collins
  • Mary (Palmer) Enroth and the late Leonard Enroth
  • The late Owen Fess ’40
  • Jeff ’80 and Susan Hamar
  • The Estate of Harlan J. Ingwalson
  • The late C. Charles Jackson ’43
  • Thomas Kieso ’73
  • The Estate of Ruth A. Maxwell x74
  • The late Janet May
  • Gloria and the late Charles Mullen
  • The late Mary Palmer
  • Racine Community Foundation Inc.
  • The Estate of Alice ’39 (Mack) and Neill Rowe
  • Loren Semler ’65 and the late Vickie (Myers) Semler ’67
  • The Estate of Lorraine Sinkler
  • Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation
  • 1335 Foundation
  • Nadine and the late George Acker ’34
  • Altria Group, Inc.
  • American Chemical Society
  • The Estate of Clarence Anderson
  • Patrick ’85 and Kimberly Anderson
  • The Estate of Mary Frost Ashley
  • Jody Zuraitis and the late Mark Barmak
  • The Estate of Ella Sue Beck ’29
  • Mary Bishop
  • Cary Bjork ’68
  • The Estate of Harriet Borg
  • Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
  • Brady Corporation
  • The late Patricia ’66 (Thompson) and Harold Brainard
  • Lucy Brown
  • Roger Brown
  • David and Lyn Brunn
  • Ann (Wagner) Bundgaard and the late Axel Bundgaard
  • Barbara ’12 and F. Gregory ’12 Campbell
  • The Estate of Wilbur and Martha Capps
  • The late Howard ’38 and E. Ruth Carlson
  • Steven and Cindy Chapman and the Chapman Charitable Foundation
  • The Estate of Charles x39 and Vivian Chevillon
  • The Estate of Marie E. Children
  • Richard and Patricia Christman
  • Chrysler Foundation
  • Consolidated Papers Foundation, Inc.
  • Miriam (Spielman) Cotanch ’41 and the late Robert Cotanch ’42
  • The Estate of Robert P. Cowden
  • The Estate of Valborg Crossland
  • The late David ’43 and Estelle Dale
  • W. Craig ’72 and Janice ’74 (Ryden) Deaton
  • The Estate of Wayne and Ruth Diehl
  • The late William ’48 and June ’41 (Thomsen) Diehl
  • Robert and Lois Dittus
  • The Estate of Ronald and Wilma Dopp
  • The Estate of Stephen B Dozier ’30
  • The Estate of Frank W. and Susan Drew
  • The Estate of Adele Eisenhower ’41
  • Donald Eken ’65
  • The late Dorothy ’27 (Mueller) and George ’28 Eykamp
  • The Estate of Earl Fenn
  • Hugh ’66 and Elizabeth ’65 (Dean) Foster
  • Galleher Corporation
  • The Estate of Earl Garard ’22
  • Gateway Mortgage Corporation
  • The Estate of Betty Gies ’49
  • The Estate of Pearl Goeller ’20
  • The Estate of Dorothy Goos ’56
  • John Gorton ’66
  • Greater Kenosha Area Foundation
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
  • The late Hoover Grimsby and Shirley Grimsby
  • Edna Gross ’38 and the late Kenneth Gross
  • Hoyt Harper II ’77 and Beth Eggenberger
  • Betsy Hanisch ’81 and Thomas Sawyer
  • Mae(Voth) Harris ’52 and the late Jack Harris ’49
  • Sarah ’87 (Hunt) and William Harris
  • The late Ortha ’48 (Berger) and Kenneth Harstad
  • Peggy Hedberg ’81
  • Helwig Foundation
  • Christine (Burkee) Hobbs ’71 and Richard Hobbs
  • Steven and Meg Hopp
  • The Estate of Elizabeth Hrajnoah
  • The Estate of Richard Immenhausen ’55
  • The Estate of Edna Johnson
  • The Johnson’s Wax Fund, Inc.
  • The Estate of George L. Karstetter ’38
  • The late Pearl Kesselring
  • The John J. and Ruth F. Kloss Charitable Trust
  • The Estate of Inez G. Koch
  • Sharon (Gollish) Koelsch ’69
  • Joyce (Helwig) Koenitzer ’51 and the late John Koenitzer
  • Frederick ’83 and Joan Krull
  • Lee Plumbing Mechanical Contractors Inc. and the Lee Families
  • Craig Leipold and Helen Johnson-Leipold
  • Thomas ’63 and Martha Lentz
  • The late Odelle ’54 (Monte) and Ralph Leonard ’51
  • The Estate of Henry A. and Mary L. Link
  • The late Norman and Grace Lutz
  • The Estate of Gladys Lynch
  • Katherine Madrigrano Comi ’81 and Luigi Comi
  • Gina Madrigrano Friebus ’76 and William Friebus
  • Glenn Madrigrano Sr. and Barbara Madrigrano
  • Thomas Madrigrano
  • Richard Marconi ’56
  • Frederick Marks ’48 and the late Jewel ’46 (Beres) Marks
  • Dean ’84 and Donna Matthews
  • The late James McNamara ’62 and Oralee McNamara
  • The Estate of Mark Meyer ’73
  • The Jack Miller Center
  • Dennis Monroe ’74
  • Diane Muri
  • National Space Grant Foundation
  • The Estate of Carl O. Nelson
  • The Estate of Ernest and Edna Newhouse
  • The Estate of Eric Olson
  • Andrew and Jane Palmen
  • Palmen Auto Stores
  • The Estate of Marianne ’61 (Reed) and James Parker
  • John Pender
  • Clifton and Gladys Peterson
  • Rita Petretti
  • Kurt Piepenburg ’77 and Kate Jerome
  • Terry ’70 and Evelyn Pillinger
  • The late Eugene Potente Jr. and the late Joan Potente
  • Dolores (Ronk) Prellberg ’50
  • The Estate of Susan C. Rahm ’69
  • Charles Reynolds and the late Kathryn Reynolds ’49
  • The Estate of Evelyn A. Rogers
  • The late Robert ’35 and Rebecca Romeis
  • W. David and Gael Romoser
  • Ruud Lighting, Inc.
  • Glenn and Eleanor Sather
  • The Estate of Ruth Schaefer 1907
  • The late Wilma Schneider ’51
  • John Seal ’72
  • The Estate of Pamela Sherer ’71
  • John Jr. ’65 and Celia Sladek
  • The Estate of Jeanette Smith
  • The Estate of Donald Sondrol ’57
  • The Estate of Wilfred Sonntag ’26
  • The late Margaret O. Spangler and John Spangler ’43
  • Linda Staubitz and the late Arthur Staubitz
  • The late Ethel (Williams) Steffey ’27
  • The late William ’64 and Barbara ’64 (Susina) Stewart
  • John Stewig
  • The Estate of Helen F. Stolldorf ’26
  • The Estate of Marion Strom
  • Dennis and Natalie Troha
  • The late Ross ’43 and Margaret ’42 (Doering) Trower
  • James ’63 and LaRue ’64 (Rhine) Unglaube
  • Karen Van Lone ’74 and Richard Britton
  • June ’63 (Boatman) and Ashton Waller
  • The late Delferd Walser ’25
  • Lawrence Weiss ’70
  • David ’98 and Heather Wiers
  • Gary and Lucinda Wilson
  • Wisconsin Energy Corporation, Inc.
  • The late Raymond Worley and the late Joan Worley