WE IMPROVE LIVES.
Clear themes were defined, crossing all segments of the population around issues in Education, Income, Health, and Safety Net. This work is detailed in the following report: Voices for the Common Good: Southern Kentucky Speaks Out
Based upon the results of this in-depth community-driven research, United Way of Southern Kentucky has developed Community Impact strategies focused in the four categories defined above with seven priority areas each (click below to read more):
In order to execute these strategies, UWSK has adopted a Community Impact funding model for 2016 and beyond. United Way will be working with community representatives to evaluate proposals and provide funding for these priorities. UWSK seeks proposals to implement this new Community Impact work. Organizations that are federally tax exempt, nonprofit, and currently providing, or could successfully implement, quality programs in alignment with one or more of these strategies are encouraged to apply for funding.