Parent Fund

Parent Leadership Society

PLSThe Parent Leadership Society (PLS) is an elite network of philanthropic families who support CU-Boulder. Members and their families receive unique benefits and networking opportunities

PLS donors give a minimum of $2,500 to the Parent Fund annually, supporting programs crucial to student success. The Parent Fund is the discretionary fund utilized by Deb Coffin, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, to support programs such as Veteran Services, Career Services, and Recovery Campus, in addition to dozens of other successful initiatives spread across the CU campus (credit davis source). PLS donations account for over 75% of the total Parent Fund and are crucial to the success of students who use the services these donations fund.

Diamond Level $50,000+
All benefits of the levels below, plus:

  • An opportunity to name a space in the Center for Community

Platinum Level $25,000-$49,999
All benefits of the levels below, plus:

  • Complimentary one-day parking passes for your campus visits
  • A private dinner with senior campus leadership

Gold Level $10,000-$24,999
All benefits of the levels below, plus:

  • An option to name a flower cartouche on the Center for Community or to designate your gift to the Student Affairs program of your choice.

Silver Level $5,000-$9,999
All benefits of the levels below, plus:

  • VIP graduation seating
  • A memento signifying your commitment to the Parent Fund

Black Level $2,500-$4,999
All benefits of the levels below, plus:

  • Invitations to two annual PLS events, hosted by the CU-Boulder Chancellor
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Family Weekend football game
  • Special invitations to regional & campus events featuring campus leadership


Society membership lasts for your student’s full CU-Boulder tenure, with your qualifying gift on an annual basis.

To join the Parent Leadership Society, Please visit and make a donation of $2,500 or more today!

If you would like more information about the Parent Leadership Society or to become a member, please contact our office at 303-492-3440!

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