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Resources for Nonprofits

Strong and vibrant nonprofits are crucial to a thriving region.

United Way partners with trusted organizations that work together to enhance health, education and economic mobility.

The following are designed to support all human services nonprofits with meaningful funding opportunities and resources.

Funding Opportunities for Human Service Agencies

Short Term Grants to Support Community Needs

We are committed to supporting immediate and emerging community needs with short-term grant funding that focuses on strategic partnerships, equity fund, synergy, and crisis response.

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Long Term Multi-Year Grants 

We invest in local, effective, results-oriented programs that focus on improving Health, Education and Economic Mobility over a three-year period. 

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United Way Services and Resources for Nonprofits

FUNDED PARTNER RESOURCES

Thank you for partnering with United Way to serve our community. Please click the link below to find the United Way partner logo and materials, reporting information, story submission and more.

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Training, technical assistance, research, and best practice information is available to support operations in the nonprofit sector. We are excited to partner around training opportunities so that together we can learn about issues that may affect day-to-day service delivery.

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CRISIS SUPPORT: HUMAN SERVICES SUPPORT HUB

While our community is working through the challenges of COVID-19, there is a place for you to connect, collaborate, and request support from United Way and your colleagues in the nonprofit sector

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VOLUNTEER UNITED

Connect and match dedicated volunteers and corporate groups with local nonprofits that need an extra hand, or are seeking support for specific projects and volunteer opportunities.

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DAY OF CARING 

Be a part of the region’s largest annual day of service in May, with more than 5,000 people from 150 local companies volunteering at 200+ nonprofit project sites to garden, paint, clean, read to kids, and more.

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BOARDSTRONG BOARD MATCHING

Strong, effective board service leads to strong, effective nonprofits. BoardStrong is a board training and matching service for local leaders to connect with opportunities to share their time and talents with organizations seeking robust volunteer leadership.

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ROC THE DAY

A 24-hour community online giving extravaganza that adds an extra boost to the bottom line of hundreds of local nonprofits. ROC the Day happens on #GivingTuesday. 

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Bank On

Bank On Rochester is a collaboration between financial institutions, community-based organizations, and local government to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to be financially healthy. Together, we are working to connect people to safe, affordable, and certified banking accounts.

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Donor Designation Applications

United Way provides a valuable philanthropic service to hundreds of health and human service programs in the region by collecting, processing, and transferring donations on their behalf through our donor designation programs.

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Community Meeting Rooms

United Way offers two ADA accessible, modern conference facilities and meeting resources complete with everything you need to host your next meeting or team gathering at 75 College Ave in the heart of the Neighborhood of the Arts. All are welcome in our neutral convening spaces.

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HUMAN SERVICE PROVIDER COMPENSATION STUDY

United Way conducts this study as a service to our community because we believe a strong nonprofit sector is vital to the overall success of our region. This study is designed to serve as a resource for human service organizations across Monroe County

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