Tocqueville Society


Founded in 1984, the United Way Tocqueville Society is an opportunity for passionate individuals to become more deeply involved in United Way’s mission. The Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions in the United States, France and Romania who have devoted time, talent, and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling our most serious issues in their local community.

The Tocqueville Society of United Way California Capital Region is comprised of philanthropic individuals from the Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. Together, we are committed to making a difference in our local region. Tocqueville members are pioneers in industry, civic leaders, and ambassadors for change. Partners in the workplace, champions within the government, and volunteers in the community, Tocqueville members share a common agenda –give generously of time and resources to create a better community for all.

In appreciation of their commitment, Tocqueville members have access to a series of benefits. Most importantly, they will be able see their contribution making a difference. Through first-hand engagement, stories of impact, and data-driven outcomes, results come first. Members are also invited to be part of local and international programming, including virtual conversations on issues facing our communities, volunteer opportunities, networking & social events, insights into the work and future of UWCCR, and regular outreach through newsletters, email and personal communication.