George Washington Legacy Society

As a friend of Washington College, you know we are proud of our association with our patron, George Washington, and his example of civility, civic responsibility and leadership.

What you may not know is that he was a dedicated philanthropist who supported a more educated citizenry right here in Maryland. In 1783, George contributed 50 guineas to help transform the “College at Chester” into an institution that remains committed to personal, transformative student experiences that shape tomorrow’s leaders.

Like George Washington, many of our alumni, faculty, and friends are committed to providing for the future of Washington College. They know that by planning ahead, they maximize their gifts to help provide the Washington College experience to future generations.

Create a legacy at Washington College by naming the College in your will or as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, IRA, trust, or brokerage account. You can also create a long-term gift while receiving income for life through a charitable gift annuity.