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Committees and Responsibilities


The Allocation Committee's responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing funding applications and financial records of each agency applying for funding
  • Conducting interviews with representatives from each agency
  • Making program funding recommendations to the Board of Directors for final approval
  • Overseeing the fund distribution process, including agency applications and reports
  • Strengthening the non-profit sector of the community by determining and providing needed and appropriate resources (beyond funding) to non-profit agencies
  • Strengthening United Way’s relationship with human service organizations in the community
  • Acting as a networking link among various human service organizations, both those that are funded by United Way and those that are not

Community Relations/Marketing

The Community Relations/Marketing Committee's responsibilities include:

  • Presenting United Way's image to the public
  • Building relationships in and with the community
  • Communicating the impact United Way’s work has in and on the community
  • Educating the public about philanthropy and ways to engage in thoughtful charitable giving
  • Working through the media and personal contacts to meet these aims
  • Working to recruit new members for the Board of Directors on an ongoing basis


The Audit/ Finance Committee 's responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of financial transactions
  • Oversight of financial operational guidelines
  • Review  of monthly financial statements
  • Review and Oversight of annual budget for the organization, making recommendations to the Board
  • Review of  annual audit process