LASTING COMMUNITY CHANGE THROUGH PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP
United Way Tocqueville Society
United Way of Metro Chicago’s Tocqueville Society is a powerful group of more than 650 local business, civic and philanthropic leaders who share a passion for positive community change and making a difference with their annual gifts of $10,000 or more.
“America has a long and rich tradition of generosity that began with simple acts of neighbor helping neighbor.”
— Alexis de Tocqueville, French political thinker and historian (1805–1859)
CHANGING THE STORY THROUGH PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP
When you join the Tocqueville Society, you demonstrate your leadership and deep level of commitment to the transformation of greater Chicago. Tocqueville Society Members are all ages, come from across the region, and are committed to transformative philanthropy.
At United Way of Metro Chicago, we leverage the expertise, connections and resources to build stronger neighborhoods for a stronger Chicago region. We work with top business, community, philanthropic and civic leaders across greater Chicago and invest in the most effective nonprofit agencies in the region to improve the lives of millions of individuals.
Tocqueville Society Membership
ENJOY MEMBER BENEFITS
As a Tocqueville Society Member, you will receive:
- Updates on the impact of your investment
- Invitations to intimate United Way CEO Briefings
- Opportunities to connect and collaborate with business, civic and philanthropic leaders
- Exclusive invitations to events where you can network and socialize
- Volunteer opportunities for individuals & families and community outreach tours
- Special recognition in the Tocqueville Society Registry, Annual Report and website
- Tocqueville Society women members are invited to be part of the Women’s Leadership Council, which includes invitations to exclusive events
Annual Giving Levels:
Million Dollar Round Table: $1,000,000 and above
National Society: $100,000 – $999,999
Order of Fraternity: $75,000 – $99,999
Order of Equality: $50,000 – $74,999
Order of Liberty: $25,000 – $49,999
Order of Independence: $15,000 – $24,999
Society Members: $10,000 – $14,999
Donating gifts of stock may enable you to increase your gift while receiving additional tax benefits. Check with your tax advisor to determine if a stock donation is right for you.
An inspiring group of Chicagoland leaders who demonstrate their commitment to helping transform our communities through a generous annual gift of $25,000 or more.
Step Up Program:
By committing to the following, this four-year program allows donors to receive FULL Tocqueville Society benefits upon making their first gift:
Year One: $5,000
Year Two: $6,500
Year Three: $8,000
Year Four: $10,000
For more information about the Tocqueville Society, please call 312.906.2341 or email: Tocqueville@uw-mc.org.
LEAVE A LEGACY OF DOING GOOD
Planned gifts offer flexibility, tax benefits and a way to help your vision for the community continue for years to come. Call 312.906.2206 to learn more.