United Way Tocqueville Society

The United Way Tocqueville Society is an influential group of dynamic leaders who are devoted to building a stronger Miami.

Tocqueville Society members embody the best of Miami-Dade. This group of influential and caring leaders possess the vision and determination to advance a range of business, civic, and philanthropic initiatives. They connect through philanthropic leadership to improve lives. The Tocqueville Society is named after French historian Alexis de Tocqueville who recognized, celebrated and immortalized the true spirit of volunteerism that lives in America’s heart.


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Cathy Alexander, TD Wealth, Women of Tocqueville Chair

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Priscilla Marrero, CreativeOndemanD, Tocqueville Society Chair

“Giving does not only precede receiving; it is the reason for it. As a firm believer in the power of philanthropy, I am honored to serve as the Chair of Tocqueville Society. We represent a collective of individuals that come together to support and uplift those in need, and create positive change in our community.”

Activate your vision of community. Use your power to make a difference for Miami’s future and its people.


  • Enjoying prestigious social events and volunteer opportunities that support vital causes
  • Connecting and engaging with more than 800 local leaders and philanthropists at annual Tocqueville Grand Reception and other signature events
  • First-hand look at community challenges and solutions through Tocqueville Tuesday series. Past speakers include: Melissa Medina, president of eMerge Americas; Kobi Karp, founder/principal in charge of Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design; and Manny Diaz, head football coach, University of Miami
  • Participating in targeted initiatives that support education, financial stability, and health
  • Building relationships with global and national individuals who share your dedication and values
  • Enjoying preferred seating at signature events and access to meet and greets
  • Personal listing in The Red Book – annual Tocqueville Society and Endowment Circle Members Registry

Tocqueville Award for Outstanding Philanthropy


The Grant family embodies the spirit of generosity. Gerald C. Grant, Jr., Jennifer Adger Grant, their daughter, Jasmin Grant, and their son, Gerald Grant III, have demonstrated their unwavering dedication to United Way Miami through service, volunteerism and charitable giving. Learn More.


The United Way Miami Next-Gen Philanthropist Award


United Way Miami Young Leaders embody what it means to be an active changemaker in the community. Setting their sights on steering toward a better tomorrow, Young Leaders immerse themselves in community-driven initiatives as volunteers and mentors. United Way Young Leaders share a passion for meaningful change and amplify their collective impact to build a stronger Miami for all. Learn more.

Learn more about joining this distinguished group by contacting tocqueville@unitedwaymiami.org.