Tocqueville Society



United Way of Palm Beach County’s Tocqueville Society is named after French Author Alexis de Tocqueville who traveled extensively through the United States in the 1800’s and wrote Democracy in America. The book was a detailed study of American society and politics. De Tocqueville recognized and applauded the American desire to take a personal role in the advancement of society by combining philanthropy and service.

 

EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS CHANGING LIVES AND TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES

Today, De Tocqueville’s observations live on through United Way of Palm Beach County’s Tocqueville Society.  With a minimum investment of $10,000 annually, society members are philanthropic leaders who believe being surrounded by like-minded investors is the best way to collectively tackle some of Palm Beach County’s biggest issues.

INVEST IN LASTING IMPACT 

 

 

     

BENEFITS OF TOCQUEVILLE SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP  

  • Dedicated donor consultant to help you manage your investment and reach your philanthropic goals
  • Exclusive monthly “Tocqueville Tuesday” luncheons (in season) featuring community leaders and perspectives from CEO’s
  • Members-only evening cocktail-hour social events (Fall and Spring)
  • Recognition in The Palm Beach Post and Tocqueville Society Gift Registry
  • “Tocqueville Impact” newsletter chronicling happenings within the Tocqueville Society community
  • Exclusive and customizable volunteer opportunities on request
  • Quarterly “Dine United” agency tour followed by lunch

 

LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP

For more than 20 years, UWPBC’s Tocqueville Society has served as one of our community’s most prestigious and effective philanthropic organizations.The following categories of local membership acknowledge increasing levels of generosity by our donors:

Society Members: $10,000—$14,999

Order of Independence: $15,000 - $24,999

Order of Liberty: $25,000—$49,999

Order of Equality: $50,000—$74,999

Order of Fraternity: $75,000—$99,999 

National Society: $100,000—$999,999 (Annually)

Million Dollar Roundtable: $1,000,000 and above (Total Giving)

 

STEP-UP TO TOCQUEVILLE

United Way of Palm Beach County offers a unique giving option that allows community leaders to step up to the $10,000 annual giving minimum by gradually moving to that level over three years.  Step-up donors are recognized as members of The Tocqueville Society from the very first year and receive full member benefits including invitations to exclusive events and recognition as a $10,000 donor in society directories and newsletters. Minimum yearly contributions are outlined below:

   

 

 

BECOME PART OF THE CHANGE

For further information about The Tocqueville Society, please contact:

Danielle Hanson, Vice President of Planned Giving & Major Gifts at (561) 375-6649 or email tocquevillesociety@unitedwaypbc.org

 

Tocqueville Society Pledge Form Link

Tocqueville Summer Impact Newsletter Link 

 

 

"When an American asks for the cooperation of his fellow citizens, it is seldom refused; and I have often seen it afforded spontaneously with great goodwill.”

-Alexis de Tocqueville

 

 

 

Accreditations

Contributions benefit United Way of Palm Beach County, a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization. “A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF UNITED WAY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, CH802, MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1. 800.435.7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OR AT www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Consumer-Services. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.”
United Way of Palm Beach County receives 100% of each contribution.