In the area of INCOME, we are increasing financial stability through partners, programs and initiatives that:
- Ensure residents have more job opportunities that provide adequate wages.
- Expand training and employment opportunities for experienced workers whose skills are no longer in demand.
- Increase entry level employment opportunities for the under-employed and unemployable youth and adults.
Partners and initiatives helping to achieve our income goals include:
Literacy Volunteers of Waterbury
United Labor Agency
Waterbury Youth Service System
Nonprofit Assistance Initiative
United Way and the Connecticut Community Foundation established this program to provide organizational development support to nonprofit agencies in the area. Areas of focus include board development, management capacity, and strategic planning. NAI is the capacity building arm of our organization.
- Support for Self-determination
Community Investment Process
All United Way funding decisions are made by volunteers. All services, programs and initiatives currently funded by United Way are reviewed by volunteers who make up the Community Impact Cabinet and its Councils, who are experienced in analyzing budgets, program efficiency and effectiveness.
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