Giving Societies


Alexis de Tocqueville Society

The Alexis de Tocqueville Society is an elite group of dedicated philanthropists who, through their annual gift of $10,000 or more, are committed to transforming our region. These community leaders are passionate about creating a more equitable community that offers the opportunity for everyone to reach their full potential. Tocqueville donors play a critical role in our work, provide a solid foundation for our campaign, and lead the way in influencing others to join this important effort.

United Way Tocqueville Society Members

 Tocqueville Society members receive invitations to exclusive educational, social and networking events at the local, state and national level.

 Tocqueville gifts are recognized in a variety of digital and print publications. Donors may choose to remain anonymous as well.

Keel Club

The Keel Club is part of our Leadership Giving program. Just as the keel is the “backbone” and structural support of a ship, the Keel Club is the strength and essential support of the United Way. At more than 600 strong, this group of community-minded business leaders, community volunteers and civic servants are focused on creating a more resilient community through giving, volunteerism and advocacy. 

Leadership Giving Levels:

 Ensign:                    $1,000 – $1,499

 Captain:                  $1,500 – $2,499

 Commodore:          $2,500 – $4,999

 Admiral:                  $5,000 – $9,999

Keel Club Logo on Blue

Keel Club members, at all leadership giving levels, receive an invitation to an exclusive recognition event and are recognized in a variety of digital and print publications. Donors may also choose that their gifts remain anonymous.

Young Leaders United

Young Leaders United are those professionals under the age of 40 who contribute $500 or more annually. This fun, enthusiastic group of up-and-coming leaders regularly demonstrate their commitment to community impact through regular volunteerism, advocacy and the promotion of social change. If you love socializing, making a difference and having a great time while doing it, this group is for you.

Young Leaders are invited to a variety of professional development, social and networking opportunities throughout the year. 

Members of Young Leaders United are recognized in a variety of digital and print publications. 

Our 2019 Leadership Donors

View a list of our 2019 Tocqueville Society, Keel Club and Young Leaders United donors. Together, with your support and philanthropic leadership, we have the power to truly transform our local communities.

Interested in Leadership Giving?

Are you driven to help shape and transform our community into a more equitable one? Do you believe that everyone should have the opportunity to reach their full potential? If so, join our group of dynamic leadership donors.

Tocqueville Society & Keel:                                                                                                                                                   Amy Canterbury, President/CEO                                                                  812-421-7480

 Helen Zimmerman, Resource Development Director                                 812-421-7479

 Young Leaders United:                                                                                                                                                         Katie Sutton, Stakeholder Mobilization & Engagement Officer                 812-421-2055