1889 Club 2021 - 2022

This campaign ended on June 30, 2022, but you can still make a gift to Western Carolina University by clicking here!


The generosity of our donors and friends highlights the philanthropic spirit that drives our growth and propels our vision. WCU believes in the transformative power of building relationships, and we welcome you to join the 1889 Club. 

The 1889 Club recognizes donors for annual gifts made to the Fund for WCU, which supports scholarships, student programming, professional development, and our ongoing stewardship efforts.

Named in honor of the year of WCU’s establishment, this society embraces gifts ranging from $18.89 to $1,889 a year.  


  • Specialized thank you cards and welcome packet
  • Invitation to 1889 Club events featuring traditional and contemporary music of the region
  • Collectible 1889 lapel pin


  • $18.89 per year for current students
  • $188.90 per year for recent alumni (graduating within the last decade)
  • $1,889 per year for alumni, parents, and friends

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