We tackle tough problems. How? By finding, funding, and partnering with the most effective local organizations who create real opportunities and get results.
We invest in programs that prepare kids to graduate ready to succeed, help families leave poverty behind, make quality healthcare accessible, and ensure safe places to call home.
There’s no one way to create lasting, generational change. And that’s the kind of change we’re talking about when we tackle complex interconnected issues like school dropouts, poverty, and poor health. So our game plan is focused on key areas that require experience and cross-sector coordination.
In 2010, residents of North Texas developed ten-year community goals. But they’re more than goals to us; they’re expectations. And we’re committed to doing everything we can to help North Texans reach them.
How We Invest
We have an open, competitive allocation process that identifies which organizations will have the greatest impact in helping us reach our community’s ten-year goals. Our support goes beyond dollars; we put in the time and know-how to help our partners succeed. We invest in solutions that work to create change that lasts.
Changing lives is at the heart of what we do. Get to know the people and partners who benefit from your support of United Way.
Kevin was a chronic substance abuser and while in prison for drug distribution, he enrolled in the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) and got his life on track.Read full story
After aging out of the foster care system, Logan was living alone and in his car. Now thanks to CASA, he has a home, a family, and a future.Read full story
Elementary school teacher Ms. Ontiveros says that programs like REAL School Gardens are changing her students’ perception of learning.Read full story
We don’t make excuses when it comes to maintaining the health, wealth, and education of North Texans. We take action. Take a look at the incredible strides you make possible.