UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE is the leadership and support organization for a global network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in more than 40 countries and territories. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia - with employees around the world - the United Way network serves nearly 61 million people annually, supports 2.9 million volunteers, and engages nine million donors. United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. By galvanizing the caring power of communities, forging unlikely partnerships, finding new solutions to old problems, mobilizing the best resources and inspiring people to make a mark in their own backyard. United Way is more than a fundraiser. It is a hand raiser. A game changer. No matter the obsticles. No matter the odds. United Way surrounds a community's most critical problems - and United Way fights.
$76.8m annual program spend • DONOR ADVISED GIVING (Domestic and International) - The United Way Donor Advised Giving Program (DAF & IDAG) facilitates grants to domestic and international organizations, based on recommendations by program contributors, that meet programmatic or geographic interests of both the donor and UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE. Through DAF and IDAG, donors can provide funding for grants to a variety of charitable/non-governmental organizations, such as schools, orphanages, hospitals, community development and research centers and a network of United Ways in the United States of America and other countries around the world. Grants can be used for charitable purposes in a particular country, region, or field of interest and support a specific charitable organization inside or outside the United States.
$18.0m annual program spend • U.S. NETWORK - The UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE U.S. Network team provides governance, resources development, program and capacity building support and training to United Way members within the United States of America. In addition, the U.S. Network team supports member grant distributions services, community building, national agencies' support, volunteer development, early childhood development, financial stability, 2-1-1 initiative and Born Learning. It also provides regional and national supportive services to member United Ways, such as crisis response technical support and disaster long-term recovery fund management (e.g. in 2017 funds were established for long-term recovery efforts related to Hurricanes [Harvey, Irma, and Maria], Earthquakes [Mexico], and Wildfires [California]).
IMPACT, STRATEGY and INNOVATION
$15.4m annual program spend • UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE seeks to make a positive difference and have a measurable impact of enduring consequence by focusing on access to education, financial stability, and healthy living. The Impact, Strategy, and Innovation team provides thought leadership, training, and support for community impact program solutions and products through the execution of the United Way business model at the local community level. It also supports member United Ways' development of strategic plans based on an impact growth imperative, management of strategic initiatives, and creation of capacity to scale innovation across the United Way network.