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About the Meridian Society


The Society…The SIUE Meridian Society is a group of women who provide leadership through philanthropy.  Through their pooled resources of their membership they help assist SIUE community based projects.   The Meridian Society makes annual grants each spring to fund SIUE projects that provide direct services in the community.  Since 2003, the Meridian Society has distributed more than $225,000 in awards to more than 118 community projects.

  • Educates members on philanthropy
  • Inspires women to become leaders in supporting SIUE and community causes
  • Participates in influencing SIUE and the community via their annual Impact Fund Awards
  • Supports SIUE Long-term goals for Active Community Engagement and Excellent Reputation