Research

United Way is a data-driven organization. We use research and analysis to further enhance our collective knowledge and expertise on key social issues and to guide our decisions and strategies:

  1. Inform issues – We consult, compile and analyze data to help identify the root causes of the biggest social problems facing our city along with the best practice solutions that have been effective in other communities.
  2. Investment – When we invest in programs we use data to identify the key solutions with geographic locations of the city that will benefit from help the most.
  3. Impact – We track our investments in community programs and initiatives to make sure that we are achieving the desired outcomes.