The extraordinary generosity of the Tocqueville Society

Tocqueville Society members are philanthropists who demonstrate extraordinary generosity to our community by investing $10,000 or more annually. These individuals and couples are improving the lives of thousands of families and individuals throughout our region through their commitment to philanthropy in the areas of education, financial independence, and health. Members are recognized locally and nationally for their commitment and for inspiring others to greater philanthropy.

Since its establishment in 1990, Tocqueville Society members have invested over $100 million in our community. Representing over 300 families, Metro United Way’s Tocqueville Society is also recognized nationally for its excellence, earning four national “Fleur-De-Lis” awards since 2007.


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If you’d like to know more about the Tocqueville Society, please contact Meredith Loeb, Tocqueville Society Director, at



The Tocqueville Society recently held a wonderful luncheon on Tuesday, December 10th at The Olmsted featuring keynote speakers Metro United Way President & CEO Theresa Reno Weber and President & Managing Director of Old Forester, Campbell Brown.

The Women of Tocqueville

  • Women are uniquely positioned to be effective philanthropists in our community.
  • Metro United Way’s Women of Tocqueville connects you to like-minded, energetic women who share your passion for creating lasting difference in our community.
  • As a member you’ll be connected with opportunities to expand your social and professional networks through volunteerism, meaningful conversations, and a variety of special programs and events.
  • Your contributions and membership will change lives by focusing on the building blocks for a better life, and ultimately strengthen local leadership development.

Please contact Meredith Loeb for further information or connect with her below.

The Emerging Tocqueville Society

 You’re young. You know what you want out of life and are ready to get it. You also know that you want to help make the world a better place. Here’s your chance.

  • Metro United Way’s Emerging Tocqueville Society is where individuals 40 and under can begin laying a foundation for a lifetime of philanthropic commitment while building skills, and reputation as a community leader.
  • The Emerging Tocqueville Society connects you to other young professionals who share your passion for creating lasting impact in our community.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to expand your social and professional networks and enhance your skill sets through career development and educational opportunities, volunteerism, unique events, and access to Tocqueville Society members.

Please contact Meredith Loeb or Kelsey Harris for further information or connect with her below.

Tocqueville Sustainers

  • As a loyal member of Metro United Way’s Tocqueville Society, you’re already invested generously in transforming our community and improving lives.
  • We’d like to invite you to remain deeply involved at a level that recognizes the fact that your financial picture and available time may be changing, even though your commitment to giving back remains as strong as ever.
  • Transitioning to the Tocqueville Sustainer level provides you greater flexibility in navigating your retirement by allowing you to make a smaller annual cash gift and combining it with a planned gift, ensuring you are making a difference now and in the future.

Please contact Meredith Loeb for further information or connect with her below.

The Allen Society

Metro United Way’s Allen Society members represent an elite group of philanthropists within the Tocqueville Society dedicated to the highest level of leadership and service to the community. The Society is the highest level of Metro United Way’s Tocqueville Society, recognizing those individuals who contribute $25,000 or more annually.

Please contact Meredith Loeb for further information or connect with her below.


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