2017 Combined Funding Application Information

UNITED WAY OF GREATER DAYTON IS A

COMMUNITY IMPACT ORGANIZATION

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is a community impact organization. In order to create positive solutions for

social issues on a large scale, individuals and organizations must align efforts and work collectively towards clearly

defined goals. United Way of the Greater Dayton Area community impact approach address people’s immediate

needs, but also work collaboratively with other partners in the community towards changing systems so that people

can avoid challenges altogether. It is about investing in the present as well as the future.

United Way our mission

OUR MISSION

“To meet human service needs and find long-term solutions in the Dayton region by engaging the greatest number of donors, leaders, and volunteers and partnering to advance the common good” is currently accomplished through three community impact strategies: Community Investment, Community Impact Initiatives and Programs, and Community Engagement.

It is our responsibility to our community and donors to maximize our community impact. United Way will remain committed to the building blocks for a good quality of life—education, income and health—and employ specific strategies in each of these areas to address the overall issue. United Way will also continue to rely on and grow powerful partnerships to fill critical service gaps in the community.”

OUR WORK IN

HEALTH

Good health is a cornerstone to succeeding in school, being financially stable, and maintaining independence.

UWGDA makes investments throughout the Greater Dayton area to promote a healthy community. Additionally we

work on the following initiatives:

FRAIL & ELDERLY

Investment is made to address the issues facing our regions senior citizens Montgomery County is leading the effort in partnership with United Way.

FAMILY WIZE

Prescription assistance program that helps reduce prescriptions costs for families and individuals in our region