United Way of Dane County is committed to a vision of a Dane County where everyone can succeed in school, work and life. Our community’s Agenda for Change are six goals focused on three priority areas of education, income and health—the building blocks of a stable life.
Through strategic partnerships and collaborative work, we are bringing the many voices of Dane County around a neutral table to find common ground and make progress, while providing organizations and individuals the opportunity to give, advocate and volunteer to change lives in Dane County.
We’re local: An investment in United Way stays in Dane County and supports work in our community.
We’re effective: United Way leverages donations of time, talent, and dollars many times over through time-tested partnerships, transparent operation, and responsible management.
We’re collaborative: We convene and mobilize community leaders, agencies, businesses, government, volunteers, and many others to achieve lasting results on our community’s most critical issues.
You may give directly to United Way of Dane County or to its member organizations listed in this section.
A designated gift goes to the selected charity in addition to the general funds invested in partner charities by United Way.
Administrative/Fundraising Percentage: 14.2%