In the 2014/2015 fiscal year: United Way provided technical assistance and outcome-focused funding to 73 high-priority, effective non-profit programs, serving more than 86,000 people in the Richmond-Petersburg region. For many of these programs, United Way is the only stable source of funding, as their government or foundation grants fluctuate from year to year.
It will take all of us, working together through United Way, to provide the investment that will help the children, youth, families and older adults in need in our region. We all have a stake in making our region a healthy and prosperous place to live.
United Way focuses on the building blocks of a good life: Education, Income & Health.We provide long-term funding, technical assistance, and support to a portfolio of programs at partner agencies that are meeting high priority needs. We have a significant research and community planning function and regularly collaborate on community initiatives. Information is used to set priorities for program funding and community problem-solving activities. Initiatives:Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond: a regional coalition of local public and private organizations, businesses, and citizens working together to ensure that the region’s children enter school healthy, well-cared for, and ready to succeed in school and in life. YPQI (Youth Program Quality Initiative): a regional effort to improve the quality of programs serving children and youth during out of school time hours. The Greater Richmond Age Wave Planning effort: a coalition of public and private organizations, businesses, and citizens working together to ensure that the region is Age Wave Prepared. Metrocash Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Coalition: This program, run by United Way, provides free income tax preparation and cash coaching.
Indirect Public Support HelpIndirect public support represents revenue received through solicitation campaigns. This includes funding United Way and other federated fundraising organizations, but does not include donor designated contributions.
Earned Revenue HelpEarned revenue represents income generated in direct exchange for a product or service.Earned income includes income from government contracts.
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