In order to create the greatest positive change, we first identify the immediate and most crucial needs of the Central Massachusetts community. With the help of many volunteers, needs and impact areas were identified.
Working in collaboration with community organizations, United Way seeks to address these issues and create positive change and results in these areas. Through our collaborations with the Partner Agencies listed below, Central Massachusetts residents are more able to lead self-sufficient and successful lives.
The agencies and programs listed below make up the nearly $3.2 million in program funding that United Way granted in central Massachusetts this year. Each of the programs listed are working to provide services in one or more of the three basic building blocks for a good life: EDUCATION, HEALTH, and FAMILY STABILITY, or are helping the most vulnerable among us with immediate needs such as food, housing and crisis intervention through our Safety Net funding. In total, United Way of Central Massachusetts will invest more than $5.4 million in the community this year, through these and dozens of other programs.
City of Worcester Community Development Block Grant
The City of Worcester Receives Federal Funds Annually. Community hearing and RFP timeline now available.Read More
Opportunity for Funding
United Way of Central Massachusetts is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) aligned with our strategic vision to LIVE UNITED…Read More
Community Investment Feedback Survey
As an identified contact person for a program that sought United Way funding in the most recent cycle, we would like to get…Read More
Community Investment Debriefing and Appeals Policy
United Way of Central Massachusetts (UWCM) has established a debriefing and appeals process for community investment.Read More
because the time invested in helping others brings rewards to all of us.”
- Jan Hammarstrom, Saint-Gobain