Ever wonder how United Way of St. Charles puts the money raised to use in St. Charles Parish? Below is some information that will help you find the answers to your questions.
Allocations to Agencies ($1,400,000)- These funds are allocated to approximately 28 UWSC Partner Agencies providing direct services in St. Charles Parish (examples: Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts, Norco Adult Daycare, Special Olympics, St. Charles Community Health Center, etc.). Our partner agencies are selected by a volunteer committee that uses a multi-step review process to ensure donor dollars are being used effectively. To view a list of UWSC Partner agencies, click here.
Outside Donor Allocations ($455,000)- During the annual campaign, donors can choose to designate funds to go to other nonprofit organizations or United Ways in other areas. As a courtesy to the donors participating in the United Way campaign, UWSC sends these funds to other organizations per donor requests (examples: American Cancer Society, St. Jude Research Hospital, United Way of Greater New Orleans, etc.). These "designations" represent 18% of funds raised through the UWSC annual fundraising campaign.
Allocations to UWSC Programs ($233,000)- UWSC plans and implements programs that target specific needs that are not being met through another agency in St. Charles Parish. These programs include Success By 6, which provides early learning opportunities for children, or Project Transition and Money Matters: Financial Stability Program, which provides life/job skills training. Funds that are not designated to a specific agency or are designated to the UWSC Community Impact Fund are used to provide the funding for the UWSC Community Impact Programs. Click here to view information on all UWSC Community Impact Programs.
Administrative ($207,000)- These funds represent the expenses incurred by controlling and operating United Way of St. Charles (salaries, benefits, building maintainence, utilities, etc.).
**Note: This chart represents a quick "snapshot" of our campaign fund uses and the amounts are drawn from our 2011-2012 budget. If you would like more information, please view our audited financial report & 990 or contact John Dias at 985-331-9063.