What is a Leadership Gift?
A leadership gift is an annual contribution to United Way of $1,000 or more. This could be an individual or combined household gift or a sole-proprietorship business donation.
What are the Key Club & Tocqueville Society?
Leadership donors are categorized by higher levels of giving which is defined by the amount invested by either individuals, households and/or businesses.
Generally, Key Club level gives between $1,000 and $9,999 annually while Tocqueville members donate $10,000 and above. Each level of giving, Key Club and Tocqueville Society, has levels within the classification. The largest difference between the two groups is Tocqueville Society members can be recognized additionally at a national level.
Why should I invest in United Way?
United Way of Greater Topeka invests donor dollars and resources in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Youth Development, Financial Stability and Health and Wellness. Investment recommendations are made by community volunteers who meticulously evaluate each program. Moreover, United Way works with its community partners to leverage each dollar invested to maximize its impact in our community today and for years to come.
What are the Leadership Level Benefits to United Way?
United Way donors LIVE UNITED through giving. Donors often feel an immense satisfaction knowing their contribution enables United Way to provide opportunities for children, families and adults. The impact is positive, sustainable community change. All United Way donors are invited to become more engaged through volunteerism and advocacy efforts. Whether serving as a community panelist, advocating for youth education or a myriad of other opportunities, United Way is here to facilitate a community which LIVES UNITED.
Exclusive benefits to Leadership Level givers (both Key Club and Tocqueville Society) include:
- Receive exclusive invitations to special events for leadership givers
- Receive year-round communication to keep you connected to your community
- Gain recognition in the Key Club Directory
- Receive a limited edition annual gift
To learn more about the National Tocqueville Society, select here.
What is the Young Leaders Society?
The Young Leaders Society (YLS) is an introductory leadership giving society for members under 40 (and those young at heart) with special enrichment and philanthropic opportunities. Donors investing a minimum $500 annually per household are eligible for its unique benefits. If qualified, members can belong to BOTH the YLS and either Key Club or Tocqueville Society. For more information on YLS, its activities or to sign up, visit the YLS web pages.