Leadership Giving

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.

Leadership Donors are individuals, households and businesses who donate between $1,000 and $9,999 annually.

See the full Leadership brochure 

Tocqueville Society

Tocqueville members donate $10,000 and above. Tocqueville Society members may also be recognized at a national level.

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.

Young Leaders Society

Legacy Giving

Your legacy gift can be as simple as designating a specific amount or percentage of your estate to United Way of Greater Topeka through your Will or Trust. Or, you may list United Way of Greater Topeka as a beneficiary of an IRA or 401k retirement fund, life insurance policy, or savings account.

Legacy Giving

Leadership Level Benefits

Donors enjoy the 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.

Exclusive benefits to Leadership Level donors include:

  • Exclusive invitations to special events for leadership donors
  • Year-round communication to keep you connected to your community

United Way of Greater Topeka invests donor dollars and resources in the areas of education, financial stability and health, including basic needs. Investment recommendations are made by community volunteers who carefully evaluate comprehensive program proposals. 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.

For more information about Leadership Giving, contact us via email  at ResourceDevelopment@UnitedWayTopeka.org or reach us by phone at 785.273.4804.