Leadership Groups

Our leadership donors are leaders in their organization, leaders in our community and leaders in generosity. The success of United Way of Santa Cruz County depends on the community together to change people's lives and create lasting results. Leadership donors build the foundation of that success.

Leadership Giving Circle 

Members of the Leadership Giving Circle are passionate about makig a difference in the lives of those in need in our community. This select group invest $500 - $9,999 each year and are engaged in creating lasting solutions to improve the quality of life for all. 


NEW! Emerging Leaders Circle

Emerging Leaders Circle is the next generation of great leaders in Santa Cruz County. This group develops philanthropic leadership among young professionals, inspiring them to volunteer, network, develop into community leaders.


Women In Philanthropy
Since 2005, this dynamic group of women have been dedicated to ensuring youth succeed in school and in life. Members designate their personal gift of $1,000 or more to Women In Philanthropy which supports education programs throughout Santa Cruz County. 




We ignite our community to give, advocate and volunteer so that our youth succeed in school and in life, our residents are healthy, and our families are financially independent.