Alexis de Tocqueville Society

Tocqueville SocietyThe Tocqueville Society is named in honor of Alexis de Tocqueville, a French historian who traveled to America in the 1800’s and observed a spirit of voluntary association and effort for the common good. In 1835, he penned Democracy in America, an enthusiastic account about how Americans reached out to help one another.

As a Tocqueville Society member, you play a vital role in developing the leadership and resources that enable United Way to have the greatest impact in our community. You are joined by other community leaders committed at the highest level to improving lives.

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

Tocqueville Society Levels:

  • ORDER D’EGALITÉ – $50,000 – $74,999
  • ORDER DE LIBERTÉ – $25,000 – $49,999
  • MEMBRES DE LA SOCIÉTÉ – $15,000 – $24,999
  • MEMBRES DE LA DÉMOCRATIE – $10,000 – $14,999

For more information about Leadership Giving, contact us at or (785) 273-4804.