USAFA Endowment

The Sabre Society


Donors who give $1,000 or more annually to the Air Force Academy Fund are recognized as Sabre Society level donors. These leadership gifts from graduates, parents, and friends enable the USAFA Endowment to fulfill its mission of supporting cadets, the Academy, and its graduates.

Sabre Society

Impact of Sabre Society Gifts

Attracting and training the finest leaders for the future requires the Academy to provide an added "margin of excellence," which is built upon private donations. Our elite circle of leadership level donors understand that the rich heritage of the Academy lies in the accomplishments of its graduates and that private donations have made a premier Academy experience possible.

To read more about how private contributions are having an impact on cadet life, please visit our Gifts at Work website.

Margin of Excellence programs and services supported by the Sabre Society

  • The Center for Character and Leadership Development
  • Cadet Clubs and Intramurals
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Distinguished Speaker Series
  • Career Services
  • International Programs
  • Career Services
  • Chapter Programs
  • Checkpoints Magazine
  • Inprocessing and WebGuy

Benefits for Sabre Society Donors

Sabre Society donors enjoy:

  • Invitations to events at the Academy and select regions around the country.
  • The opportunity to interact with key Academy staff and fellow Sabre Society donors.
  • Name recognition in our online annual Donor Honor Roll.
  • Sabre Society lapel pin and certificate.
  • The satisfaction of knowing your gifts are providing leadership level support to the Academy community.

How to join the Sabre Society

Gifts of $1,000 or more annually to the Air Force Academy Fund can be made by cash, check, credit card, the donation of securities, phone, and mail. Checks are payable to the USAFA Endowment. If you have questions please call us at 719.472.0300, Ext 200 or email us at

Sabre Society Salute

Sabre Society Levels

  • Donor ($1,000-$2,499)
  • Patron ($2,500-$4,999)
  • Benefactor ($5,000-$9,999)
  • Ambassador ($10,000-$24,999)
  • Leadership Circle ($25,000 or more)