We work every day to improve lives

To create lasting change, we recruit the people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources to get things done. Financial resources are invested in over 100 programs, initiatives and grants serving more than 100,000 people in the Fox Cities.


Innovative Grants

$389,118 in Grants Awarded

United Way Fox Cites has awarded $389,118 in Innovative and Special Request Grants to four programs. Grant projects are encouraged to include collaborative partners and address one of four United Way Fox Cities’ goals:

  • Children are free of abuse and neglect
  • Children and youth are on track to reach their full potential
  • Individuals and families are financial stable
  • Children, youth, and adults are healthy

Read about the programs most recently awarded grants

Children and Youth

Developing Children & Youth

By 2021, we aim to secure a brighter future for more of our children by making sure 60% of third grade students read at or above a proficient level. Read more >>

Basic Needs

Improving Self-Sufficiency

By 2021, we aim to stabilize more working families by reducing the number of renters experiencing housing cost-burden to 36%, which will impact 960 households. Read more >>

Health and Healing

Promoting Health & Healing

By 2021, we aim to foster a healthier community by decreasing by 20% each, the youth and adults struggling with three or more poor mental health days per month. Read more >>


Strengthening Families

By 2021, we aim to help keep our children safe by reducing the number of screened-in cases of child abuse and neglect by 23%. Read more >>