Tocqueville Society

A powerful group of community and business leaders who are creating a stronger, healthier, more productive community. Over 500 compassionate and generous leaders unite in the Tocqueville Society to help improve the lives of all Central Indiana residents through gifts of $10,000 or more annually.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Members-only networking and education opportunities on a local and national scale, exclusive First Wednesday events featuring community leaders and perspectives from CEOs, exclusive social and cultural events with Society members, customized volunteer opportunities impacting the member's areas of interest and so much more.

Exclusive Events with Renowned Speakers

Tocqueville members enjoy a multitude of exclusive, members-only events throughout the year, such as the Tocqueville Society First Wednesday. This popular monthly event allows members to connect and network with both local and national leaders and hear from some of the most sought-after speakers in the country.

Women of Tocqueville

A group of strong and driven women with a passion for improving our community, Women of Tocqueville focus on ways to advocate, educate and inspire others to support United Way of Central Indiana’s public policy initiatives. Combining their unique skillsets and perspectives, they take action and impact public policy to help all Central Indiana residents reach self-sufficiency.

Is the Tocqueville Society for me?

Are you driven to support your community, have a passion for improving the education and financial stability of people in our community, and enjoy exclusive events with prestigious speakers and networking opportunities?



If the answer is "yes," then the Tocqueville Society is for you. Submit an interest form and Tocqueville Society Director, Kimberly Bostic, will contact you directly.

For more information, contact Kimberly Bostic at kimberly.bostic@uwci.org.

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We'll connect you to like-minded people who want to make a difference in our community.

  • Membership Benefits
  • How to Join
  • Contribution Options

Membership Benefits

  • Members-only networking and education opportunities on a local and national scale
  • Exclusive First Wednesday events featuring community leaders and perspectives from CEOs
  • Exclusive social and cultural events with Society members
  • Customized volunteer opportunities impacting the member's areas of interest
  • Quarterly updates and member features in Tocqueville newsletter
  • Joining a national network of philanthropic leaders who are engaged locally to create long-lasting, positive changes
  • Partnering with a quality organization and dedicated staff; ensuring that gifts, voice and time are efficiently invested in local communities to maximize impact
  • Opportunity to mentor an Emerging Leader

How to Join

Request a meeting with the staff manager or make a donation through our online platform or through your company's United Way campaign.

Contribution Options

Step up to Tocqueville Society membership by increasing your giving over a three year period. Your initial unrestricted contribution and pledge grants you full membership benefits.

Year 1: $5,000
Year 2: $7,500
Year 3: $10,000

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Luncheon

September 5th - 11:30am-1:15pm

Join us for a beautiful view of downtown Indianapolis, delicious lunch and networking at the Skyline Club during the April Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Luncheon. Featuring Eli Lilly and Company Senior Vice President, Global Development and Medical Affairs, Levi A. Garraway, M.D., Ph.D.

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How Fund Diversification Can Make or Break Your Fundraising Strategy

September 11th - 9:00am-12:00pm

Learn the importance of understanding the different revenue streams available to nonprofit and leveraging those streams to support your areas of need. Attendees will learn about free and inexpensive tools to help enhance their research to find funders that align with their work.

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Maximizing Social Security: Where Else Can You Earn 8% a Year?

September 25th - 4:00pm-6:00pm

Learn how to maximize your social security benefits by taking them at the right time, leveraging spousal benefits and the tradeoff between working and earning benefits during your retirement years.

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Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Cocktail Hour

October 3rd - 4:00pm-6:00pm

About our speaker: Mayor Scott Fadness, City of Fishers   As Deputy Town manager and Town Manager, Mayor Scott Fadness took office as Mayor of the City of Fishers on January 1, 2015. With his…

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Speakers Series
Women’s Speaker Series: How Adversity Impacts a Child’s Brain Development and Well-Being

November 1st - 4:00pm-6:30pm

Hear Dr. Lori Desautels discuss her journey as one of the foremost experts in the field of educational neuroscience and learn about her ground-breaking research that focuses on how brain development is affected by adversity. Following Dr. Desautels’ presentation, learn how United Way is making an impact on the emotional health of children ages 3 to 5 through the use of behavioral health kits.

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