Human Services

United Way of Greater Richmond

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Richmond, VA

Mission

Today, many residents of Greater Richmond and Petersburg struggle because of a lack of education or needed job skills, financial emergencies or the inability to access quality health care. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg is a local member of a worldwide network, which means we leverage large-scale vision with an exclusive focus on the Greater Richmond and Petersburg region. We empower individuals and drive systemic change to provide everyone with a clear path to success. We do this by mobilizing the entire community -- individuals, nonprofits, schools, government agencies and businesses alike -- to collectively tackle our region's toughest challenges.

Ruling Year

1962

Principal Officer

Mr. James L. M. Taylor

Main Address

P.O. Box 11807

Richmond, VA 23230 USA

Keywords

Steps to Success, Education, Income, Health, Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond, United Way, United Way Services, United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg

EIN

23-7375346

 Number

0764471666

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Community Coalitions (S21)

Raising & Fund Distribution (Tun)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

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Steps to Success

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Everyone deserves a path to success -- no matter their age, race or location. Our work ensures that the path is open to everyone, and helps those who have fallen behind or run into challenges along the way.

Our work supports families and equips them with the tools and knowledge needed to be successful. We enable family members to take care of one another and foster safer, healthier homes for young children and older adults.

A better, stronger region means safer, healthier communities for us all.

We empower individuals and drive systemic change to provide everyone with a clear path to success. We do this by mobilizing the entire community -- individuals, nonprofits, schools, government agencies and businesses alike -- to collectively tackle our region's toughest challenges.

We have a local, governing Board of Directors and staff based in Richmond and Petersburg. Our team lives, works and cares for this region because it is our home. We are committed to working with volunteers and the community to make this a better, stronger region for everyone.

We partner with companies, governments, schools, nonprofits and other organizations to address the region's complex challenges on a large scale. Our partners contribute more than money. Their ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more all help us build a stronger Greater Richmond and Petersburg region.

As a major regional funding organization, United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg is uniquely qualified to provide critical information to community leaders and organizations. We have a dedicated research team that studies local data to track problems in our communities and works with partner organizations to develop solutions that actually move the needle.

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg continues to work towards success for all individuals, families and communities in our region. We will continue to work with individuals, nonprofits, schools, government agencies and businesses to tackle our region's toughest challenges.

External Reviews

Affiliations & Memberships

Bridging Richmond 2009

Smart Beginnings-Early Child Development Coalition 2006

Greater Richmond Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition 2008

Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce 1945

Financials

United Way of Greater Richmond

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No