Become a member of our Tocqueville Society

Post Andrew Sheehy

United Way California Capital Region’s Tocqueville Society is a powerful group of local business and civic leaders who individually contribute $10,000 or more and share a similar passion for improving people’s lives – personally and collectively.

The Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders and volunteer champions around the world who have devoted time, talent, and funds to create long-lasting changes by tackling our communities’ most serious issues. Membership in the Tocqueville Society is granted to individuals who contribute at least $10,000.00 annually to United Way.

Membership provides unique professional growth, networking and mentoring opportunities; individual and family volunteer events; community impact partner site visits; and invitations to attend social events including quarterly Tocqueville Breakfasts.

Benefits for Tocqueville Society:


  • Tours of program sites: see your dollars and the movement in action by touring and meeting the beneficiaries of United Way’s projects
  • Opportunity to mentor young leaders through United Way’s Young Leaders Society
  • Opportunity to join United Way’s Women in Philanthropy group
  • Reception for new members hosted by Tocqueville Society Chair
  • Personal philanthropic account that allows you to hold your gift to be distributed and allocated as you prefer throughout the year
  • Opportunity for legacy giving
  • Family friendly volunteer activities
  • Priority access to other corporate and social events involving members from our 5 county region (Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties)
  • Opportunity to join one of United Way’s Impact Councils
  • Annual Recognition event
  • Recognition on website
  • Ability to inspire others by setting a significant level of giving

Interested in joining? Contact