are the funds allocated?
Agencies file formal requests for funds. Included are:
budget requests, description of program services and effectiveness
of the programs, detailed information about agency
and its mission and detailed information about
agency finances. Every
agency has to provide United Way with a copy of their audit.
Budget & Allocation Committee (made up of volunteers) meets
and reviews the requests.
Directors respond to questions during the final hearing.
hearings the committee makes recommendations to the United
Way Executive Committee for funding. Recommendations are
presented to the Board of Directors for approval. This
determines the United Way goal for that year.
Board approval, agency Directors are informed by writing
how much their agency will be allocated.
are issued quarterly.