United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area Tocqueville Society

Generosity to Fuel United Way's Movement to Cut Poverty

The National Tocqueville Society

The United Way Tocqueville Society was formed in 1984 to deepen individual understanding, commitment and support for United Way’s work in advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. The Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions who have devoted time, talent and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling our communities’ most serious issues.

Membership to the Tocqueville Society is granted to individuals who contribute at least $10,000 annually to a member United Way.

The Local Tocqueville Society: A Dedicated Group of Philanthropists

In the Bay Area, the Tocqueville Society is an esteemed membership of more than 225 people who are creating meaningful change in our community by lending their time, talent and expertise. We invite you to join United Way Bay Area’s Tocqueville Society and our fight against poverty by making an annual donation of $10,000 or more.

Tocqueville Society Member Benefits
$10,000+ donation

Recognition on the national level as a member of the Tocqueville Society



Invitations to exclusive networking and educational opportunities including “The Hour” and special speaker series and international Tocqueville Society trips



Exclusive monthly Tocqueville Society e-update



Invitations to United Way program tours



Volunteer engagement opportunities



Invitation to exclusive annual “Live United Champion” networking event



For more information about the Tocqueville Society, contact Katie Nicely at