Membership & Fellowship: Opt In and Support Women’s Health! Why and How to Make a Difference Through Donating to the Development Fund

It is through donations of members like you to the Development Fund that ACOG is able to support a wide range of initiatives and programs that advance and promote women’s health. Your donations are critical, as membership dues only account for a small portion of ACOG’s annual budget. Past donation contributions have supported important programs such as:

Opt-in for a Quick and Easy Donation on Your Membership Dues Statement

An easy way to make a tax-deductible gift to support women’s health is to include the $50 Development Fund contribution line item on the Membership Dues statement, which will be mailed to you in October.

Other Development Fund Options

Interested in supporting the Development Fund at a higher level? Join one of our giving societies, which are described below! To join, visit the Annual Giving page on the website, or click on the Donate link that is located in the top right of each page.

President’s Society is reserved for donors of $2,500. President’s Society members receive complimentary Annual Meeting registration for themselves and one guest, access to the Donor Lounge for you both, onsite fast-track registration, and other site specific amenities.

Beacham Society, named for the College’s first President, Dr. Woodward Beacham, is reserved for $1,000 donors. Beacham Society members receive complimentary Annual Meeting registration, access to the Donor Lounge, onsite fast-track registration, and other site specific amenities.

Reis Society, honoring Dr. Ralph A. Reis, the first Editor-in-Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology, is for $500 donors. Reis Society members have access to onsite fast-track registration and are welcome in the Donor Lounge at the Annual Meeting.

Junior Fellows Society was created exclusively for Junior Fellows in Training, Junior Fellows in Training-Fellowship, and Junior Fellows in Practice. To encourage and acknowledge your philanthropic dedication to women’s health, in what may be challenging financial times, we are offering this new society at $250 per year. The Junior Fellow Society offers member access to the Donor Lounge and onsite fast-track registration at the Annual Meeting.

Schmitz Society, honoring Dr. Herbert E. Schmitz, the first treasurer of the Executive Board of Directors of the College, is reserved for $100 donors. Schmitz Society members have access to on-site fast track registration, receive a distinctive ribbon to wear at the Annual Meeting, and are recognized in all print materials.   

Contact Kathleen Kenny, Individual Giving Manager, with questions at Thank you in advance for your support!


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