Century Investors

Century Investors is United Way for Greater Austin’s major donor giving society. Century Investors was established in 2015 to recognize our community’s most generous and loyal donors who are dedicated to setting a legacy of giving and driving us to our upcoming centennial anniversary in the next nine years.

Century Investors contribute $2,500 or more annually. Members who give $10,000 or more annually, or participate in our Step-Up program, are additionally recognized as Tocqueville Society members. The United Way Worldwide Tocqueville Society was founded in 1984 in order to recognize and deepen the understanding, commitment and support of our most generous community investors and stands as the highest level of giving within UWATX’s Century Investors program. Giving at the Tocqueville Society level offers exclusive opportunities and additional recognition throughout the year.

Steve Wozniak with Century Investors

Membership Eligibility

  • Must contribute $2,500 or more annually through UWATX to be a Century Investor OR
  • Must contribute $10,000 or more annually through UWATX, or participate in the Step-Up program, to be considered a Tocqueville Society member as well as a Century Investor

Century Investors Benefits

All Century Investors: Recognition of community involvement in UWATX and local publications, invitations to exclusive Century Investors events and programs, advance notice and special seating at UWATX events and the opportunity to serve on the Century Investors Council.

Tocqueville Society level members only: All Century Investors benefits listed above, as well as an invitation to the annual CEO/Tocqueville Society breakfast; a commemorative Tocqueville Society membership pin; invitation to the national conference hosted by United Way Worldwide; and national recognition as part of United Way Worldwide’s membership roster, along with more than 27,000 members around the world.

Tocqueville Society Step-Up Program

The Tocqueville Society Step-Up Program is a wonderful way to begin creating change in your community and get to know UWATX. By participating in this three-year pledge program, you will be recognized as a member of the Century Investors as a Tocqueville Society level member upon enrollment, which includes invitations to all social events and programs. Become a leader in the community by giving at a pace that’s comfortable for you.

Step-Up Commitment

  • Year One Pledge – $5,000
  • Year Two Pledge – $7,500
  • Year Three Pledge – $10,000

Interested in becoming a member of the Century Investors or Tocqueville Society Step-Up Program, or want to learn more? Fill out the More Information form on this page or email leadershipgiving@uwatx.org.

In Century Investors’ own words…

Kathleen Farlow Deloitte

Kathleen Farlow

Century Investors Chair and Central Texas Managing Partner,  Deloitte

“We must empower those less fortunate in Austin by helping them to achieve their goals for education, high school graduation and financial stability I enjoy seeing my contributions to United Way impact these Austin families.”


View the full list of current Century Investors.

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