Focused Investments

United Way of the Greater Capital Region fights for the health, education, and economic well-being of every person in every community.

United Way of the Greater Capital Region (UWGCR) aims to enhance community well-being at a generational scale. With nearly a century of service, UWGCR has grown to support hundreds and thousands of people through: community-wide collective giving, support for a critical network of nonprofit partners, strategic community investments, innovation in human services, effective partnerships across the business, public and nonprofit sectors, meaningful ways for individuals to help others.


in critical programs and complex social change with a high return on community investment.


people, resources, sectors and initiatives to unite toward common goals.


to achieve a thriving community for all.

Investment Review Committee 

We made a concerted effort to develop review committees that are reflective of our various communities in the Capital Region, comprised of diverse community leaders with thematic and lived expertise, and a demonstrated commitment to advancing community wellbeing.

Thank you to the outstanding volunteers who served on the Focused Investment review committee: 

Anzala Alozie
Brian Barr
Molly Bemont
Marcia Cognetta
Charles Day
Jennie Duran
Heather Ingram
Brandi Landy
Keshana Owens Cody
Michael Poindexter
Marcus Pryor
Megan Quillinan
Ali Shaeffing
Sam Trimboli
Romel Wilson

Who We’re Funding