Individual Leadership

You are our best example. 

Take charge of greater change with other like-minded Berkshire County community members, receive recognition for your efforts, including in our annual Impact Report, and join us by special invitation to events and receptions. Leadership standard amounts can be met in combination with your spouse’s donation and contributed through workplace campaign payroll deduction, check, or credit card.

Greylock Society

These valued members meet an annual leadership giving standard of $1,000 or more.

  • Beacon      $5,000 - $9,999
  • Tower         $3,000 - $4,999
  • Summit      $2,000 - $2,999
  • Peak           $1,000 - $1,999

Alexis de Tocqueville Society

Committed members meet an annual leadership giving standard of $10,000 or more.

Become a philanthropic leader. Join the McGraw Challenge.

The Donald C. McGraw Foundation is partnering with Berkshire United Way to help us grow our leadership donors through a step-up challenge. The Foundation will assist you in joining our Greylock or Tocqueville Societies. These groups go above and beyond for our community, serving as the philanthropic heart of the Berkshires.

If you are interested in increasing your support and pledging to join BUW’s Greylock or Tocqueville Society by taking part in the McGraw Challenge, contact Emily Daunis, Director of Development, at (413) 442-6948 x17 or