Leadership Society

Leadership Society members give at least $1,200 annually and are critical to United Way’s ability to meet our community’s ongoing needs.

Recognition Levels & Benefits

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 Leader

Giving Level: $1,200-$1,799
Benefits:

  • Recognition in United Way’s annual Leadership Registry (optional).
  • Invitations to special events like United Way’s Campaign Kickoff, Closing Celebration and Annual Meeting.
  • Special additional recognition and networking opportunities through the Women’s Leadership, Emerging Leaders and IT United (as applicable).
 Partner

Giving Level: $1,800-2,499
Benefits:

  • All Leader benefits, plus:
  • Special partnership report on the impact of the dollars received by United Way
 Advocate

Giving Level: $2,500-4,999
Benefits:

  • All Partner benefits, plus:
  • Advocates insider tour of an agency program partner with their Executive Director and United Way’s VP of Community Impact and/or CEO
 Chairperson

Giving Level: $5,000-9,999
Benefits:

  • All Advocate benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the annual Chairman’s reception
 Builder

Giving Level: $10,000+
Benefits:

  • All Advocate benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the annual Chairman’s reception
 Tocqueville

Giving Level: $10,000 - $99,000, with a minimum of $6,000 invested in United Way’s Community Fund or Education, Income, Health strategies
Benefits:

 Jane Bradley Pettit Society

Giving Level: $100,000+, with a minimum of $6,000 invested in United Way’s Community Fund or Education, Income, Health strategies
Benefits:

Impact

  • Last year, over 4,300 people chose to lead by example with a leadership contribution. Contributions of $1,200 to $9,999 accounted for 17% of the $54 million raised in the 2014 campaign.
  • Project LEAD: Project LEAD prepares community members for service on nonprofit boards and committees, with a recruiting emphasis on populations typically underrepresented on boards. Leadership Society members serve as facilitators for training sessions, as well as Advisors to mentor program participants.

Get Involved

For more information about Leadership Giving Programs, please contact Joel Peterson via email or at 414.263.8163.

Ralph Evinrude Foundation Leadership Challenge

Your new or increased leadership gift is matched by the Ralph Evinrude Foundation Leadership Challenge.

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