Community Investment

The Greater Longview United Way will invest your donations based on the program funding applications, interviews and evaluation review process by GLUW volunteers.

Community Investment Process Overview

Before your gift to United Way is invested in a program or initiative, a diverse group of volunteers from this community are involved in the decision.

The Community Solutions Teams (CST), formed by 40 local volunteers, analyze the most critical needs in each of those focus areas, develop visions and establish intended results for each one.

Partner agencies apply for program funding based on the visions and intended results in the three areas.

The CST volunteers review the program applications and conduct site visits to the partner agencies to learn precisely what their programs do for the community.

After interviewing the partner agencies regarding their programs the Community Solutions Teams make their funding recommendations to the Community Investment Committee.

The Community Investment Committee consists of 8 local volunteers who analyze the CST funding recommendations, approve and recommend them to the GLUW Board of Directors.

The GLUW Board of Directors has final approval of funding recommendations.

 

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