Together, we are The Power of Many. Working for All.
For 100 years, United Way of Dane County has mobilized the caring power of our community to create lasting change for multiple generations. With a mission to unite the community to achieve measurable results that change lives, we are committed to being a catalyst for inclusion and systemic change – working collaboratively with local nonprofits, businesses, community leaders, donors and volunteers to solve big-picture issues no one person or organization can address alone. Together, we are The Power of Many. Working for All. And we invite every Dane County resident to be a part of the change we all wish to see.
Unite the community to achieve measurable results that change lives.
United Way of Dane County will be a catalyst for inclusion and systemic change to address the needs of our community.
IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access) Statement
United Way of Dane County is committed to support transformative social change and to address structural inequities and oppression.
For the 11th straight year, United Way of Dane County has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator!
This is the highest possible rating and indicates that our organization adheres to sector best practices and executes our mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that United Way of Dane County exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in our area of work. Only 2% of charities evaluated have received at least 11 consecutive 4-star ratings, indicating that United Way of Dane County outperforms most other charities in the country. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets us apart and demonstrates our trustworthiness to the public.