About The Benjamin Franklin Society

Founded in 1955, the Benjamin Franklin Society (BFS) is the University’s biggest leadership unrestricted annual giving group. Through their generosity and vision, members of the Benjamin Franklin Society serve as an inspiration to fellow Penn alumni. Members are honored for their leadership with a bi-monthly newsletter, the Donor Digest, invitations to special BFS events throughout the year, listing in the BFS Honor Roll and tokens of appreciation.


BFS Levels of Support

Ambassador: $25,000 and above
Founder: $10,000 – $24,999
Fellow: $5,000 – $9,999
Associate: $2,500 – $4,999