Advancing the Common Good
Since 1931, with the original Community Chest and inception of the organization, United Way of Central West Virginia has supported health and social service programs that have helped thousands of individuals lead healthier and more productive lives. The United Way Board of Directors supports the assessment of health and social services needs in Boone, Braxton, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam counties.
United Way of Central West Virginia is a volunteer-led, volunteer-driven organization representing Boone, Braxton, Clay, Logan, Kanawha and Putnam counties. From the board of directors to fundraising volunteers to others who lend a hand each year, all ensure United Way continues to make an impact on the issues that matter most. By encouraging all people in Central West Virginia to give, advocate or volunteer, United Way strives to demonstrate the power of “LIVING UNITED.”
Community Impact Funding: Focus Based On Community Needs Assessment
The UWCWV Board of Directors established set funding amounts and desired outcomes in each of the four impact areas: Health, Education, Financial Stability and Safety Net. Nonprofit organizations that provide these services can apply for Community Impact funding through the United Way of Central WV. The Investment Priorities are indicated by assigning a percentage of funding that will go toward each impact area. This funding will be awarded to qualifying nonprofit organizations annually.