Whitehead Institute Lifetime Giving Societies honor the Institute’s most philanthropic donors. A diverse constituency of individuals, families, corporations, foundations, and organizations who have contributed $250,000 or more to Whitehead Institute comprise the lifetime giving societies, Membership is based on gifts and pledges from individuals and foundations and corporations.

Kendall Square Pioneer Society $250,000 – $999,999

Named for Whitehead Institute’s role as a pioneering biomedical research institution located at the epicenter of Kendall Square, members of the Kendall Square Pioneer Society are recognized for a lifetime commitment to Whitehead Institute of $250,000 – $999,999.

David Baltimore Society $1,000,000 – $4,999,999

Named for the first director of Whitehead Institute, Nobel Prize winning biologist, and president emeritus of the California Institute of Technology, the David Baltimore Society recognizes donors who have given from $1,000,000 to $4,999,999 to the Institute during their lifetime.

Jack Whitehead Society $5,000,000+

Named for visionary industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of Whitehead Institute, the Jack Whitehead Society honors donors whose philanthropic commitment to the Institute has reached or exceeded $5,000,000 during their lifetime.