United Way Community Fund Grants
In United Way's 100th Anniversary we're embarking on a robust, thorough and inclusive process to guide our investment strategy beginning in 2020. Planning is underway and United Way has engaged the Center for Governmental Research to lend their expertise, conducted a community needs survey and have started what will be conversations with hundreds of community members, subject matter experts, service providers, those needing services and other stakeholders to gain insight into Rochester’s most daunting human service issues. This input will inform the focus of our funding starting in 2020.

Early in the spring of 2019 we’ll publish the new investment strategies and launch the open and competitive grant process for grant investments that will begin August 1, 2020.

United Way United for Impact: 2020 Community Fund Investment Plan Listening Sessions
United Way of Greater Rochester worked with CGR to conduct a community needs assessment to help guide our new investment plan to begin in August 2020. Click here to read the full report. Thank you to all who attended the listening sessions to share thoughts and opinions on the report, and United Way's investment focus for the future. Below is what we heard from our community at the four listening session in July-August. Click here to give your feedback and check back for more opportunities to attend additional sessions.  

Session 1 notes

Session 2 notes

Session 3 notes

Session 4 notes

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