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What is the Benjamin Franklin Society?

The Benjamin Franklin Society (BFS) is the leadership unrestricted annual giving circle at the Wharton School. Members of the Society generously contribute $2,500 or more annually to The Wharton Fund. Recent MBA graduates, 0-4 years out, are able to join with gifts of $1,000 or more. Visit Wharton’s Benjamin Franklin Society website to learn more about its importance, impact, and levels of giving.

The Benjamin Franklin Society at the Wharton School recognizes donors at the following levels:

Dean’s Circle:$100,000 and above

Anvil Society:$50,000-$99,999

Joseph Wharton Society:$25,000-$49,999




Young Franklin Society:$1,000-$2,499
0 to 4 years after graduation

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