Poverty is Focus of $19 million investment in Dane County

United Way of Dane County makes strategic investments toward a better Dane County for all. Madison, WI (May 4, 2017) In a continuing effort to address poverty and related issues in Dane County, the United Way of Dane County is investing $19,142,242 in the community in 2017 with a specific focus on stabilizing young families. […]

Volunteers Honored at 2017 Community Volunteer Awards for Outstanding Service

27th Annual Event Recognizes a Record Number of Dedicated Volunteers Madison, WI (May 2, 2017) – Today, 177 nominees were recognized for what often goes unrecognized – exemplary service in volunteerism. They were honored at the 2017 United Way Community Volunteer Awards: Celebrating the Heart and Soul of Dane County, held at the Madison Concourse […]

United Way of Dane County 2016 Annual Report

The 2016 United Way of Dane County Annual Report shares all the results from 2016 and previews all that is ahead in 2017, a Year of Connection.   With spring in the air, it feels like a good time to take a moment to pause and reflect on the work that has been achieved by […]

United Way Celebrates Volunteer Month!

Recognizing Youth Volunteerism in Dane County Happy National Volunteer Month! Mobilizing volunteers is a crucial aspect of our work – they are the lifeblood of United Way of Dane County. Did you know some of our most dedicated volunteers are not even 18 years old? From 5 year olds planting trees on Global Youth Service […]

United Way of Dane County Restructures to Reflect Renewed Emphasis on Community Engagement

Community Engagement & Marketing Departments to Merge Under New EVP   (March 17, 2017) Madison, Wis. –United Way of Dane County is merging its community engagement and marketing departments to reflect a renewed emphasis on engaging with community members and streamlining the organization’s ability to deliver on our mission.   Jocelyn Harmon will lead the […]

First Business’ Enterprising Nonprofits Event to Take Place in Madison June 2, 2017

MADISON, WI – March 14, 2017 – First Business is pleased to partner with United Way of Dane County to bring Enterprising NONPROFITS to Madison. Enterprising NONPROFITS is an annual all-day interactive conference that allows for-profit and nonprofit business leaders, executive directors, business development directors and volunteer coordinators to collaborate and share best practices. The […]

United Way of Dane County Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

Madison, WI – United Way of Dane County welcomed seven new members to its 2017-2018 Board of Directors, following an election at our February 23rd Annual Meeting. The Board is comprised of community leaders who guide United Way in changing lives in the critical areas of Education, Income and Health – the building blocks of […]

Breakfast with Champions – Toward More Impactful Volunteer Engagement

Breakfast with Champions is designed to support experienced volunteer program administrators in taking their volunteer engagement strategy to the next level. In this highly interactive three-part series, participants will learn from expert facilitators as well as from each other. Breakfast with Champions allows participants to share their own expertise, successes, and challenges and leave each […]

Register for BoardWalk Academy to Become a Future Leader of Dane County!

Madison, Wis. – If you are a member of Dane County who is interested in building your knowledge and confidence to seek leadership roles for nonprofit boards and committees, please consider applying for United Way of Dane County’s BoardWalk Academy. WHO: People not typically asked to serve on boards WHAT: Free, hands-on preparation for leadership […]