Named Giving Levels

Naming Opportunities

Naming opportunities provide donors with a way to make a long-lasting reminder of their contribution and its impact. The Foundation's naming opportunities include named scholarships, departments, rooms, offices, laboratories, auditoriums, buildings, and campuses.


Named Endowed Scholarship

$50,000 or more restricted gift for full one-year or $25,000 or more restricted gift for one term scholarship

  • Appears in College Catalog and Foundation Annual Report; Engraved Nameplate on Endowed Scholarship Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named Endowed Department Fund

$15,000 or more restricted gift

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Engraved Nameplate on Endowed Department Fund Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses. 

Named Endowed Chair

$25,000 or more restricted gift

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Recipients' names engraved on plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses; Recipients wear special medallions at commencement.

Named Room, Office, or classroom (not SMART classroom or laboratory)

$25,000

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Engraved plaque in room; Engraved Nameplate on Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named SMART Classroom

$50,000

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Engraved plaque at classroom; Engraved Nameplate on Classrooms Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named Laboratory

$100,000 

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Engraved plaque at lab; Engraved Nameplate on Lab Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named Auditorium

$250,000

  • Appears in Foundation Annual Report; Engraved plaque at auditorium/conference room; Engraved Nameplate on Auditorium/Conference Room Plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named Existing or New Building

Minimum of $500,000 or 10% of the estimated replacement cost of an existing building, or 10% of the cost of a new building

  • Appears in Foundation annual Report; Name on building; Engraved plaque in building lobby; Engraved Nameplate on named buildings plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

Named Campus

Minimum of $2 million

  • Appears in Foundation annual Report; Name on entrance of campus; plaque displayed on Wall of Honor in J. Verne Smith Library/Resource Center Atrium and at the Benson, Brashier, and Northwest campuses.

All payable within 5 full years.

NOTE: The Greenville Technical College Area Commission reserves the right to approve the naming of classrooms, labs, buildings, etc. prior to commitment.