BPU & United Way partner to keep the lights on

By Randy Skach, Program Assistant We’ve all experienced times in our life where we’ve fallen behind on our bills. Sometimes life makes these times near impossible to get around on our own. That’s why three years ago the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and United Way of Wyandotte County joined forces to create the BPU…

New Outcomes Report

Reporting Period: July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014 One of the greatest challenges as a funding organization is capturing meaningful outcomes from our partner agencies. The reporting from the 2011-2014 cycle was based on individual organizations’ own outcomes and indicators. These numbers have fluctuated from year to year due to changes in programming and efforts to…

45 local programs funded for 2014-2017 funding cycle

By Cassidy Miller, Community Impact Manager Well, it’s been a long (and sometimes fun) nine months, but the wait is over! Allocations for the 2014-2017 United Way of Wyandotte County funding cycle is complete! We began last fall with requests for proposals (RFP’s) from Wyandotte County nonprofit agencies. Each interested agency could apply for up…