Initiatives and Strategies
United Way of Larimer County invests in strategies and initiatives as part of its work to achieve greater community impact.
These initiatives are additional work being done by United Way beyond traditional investments of local programs. These are innovative initiatives developed to fill needs in our community that address long-term solutions to poverty.
Click here to see our Community Impact Plan.
Make Change NoCo – A Financial Literacy Initiative
A partnership of United Way and Larimer County Extension
Understanding personal finances is critical for people in staying out of poverty as well as overcoming it. Financial Literacy Coordinator, Kyle Christensen, works with the school districts and local organizations that offer financial literacy programs on the importance of financial literacy. To learn more, go to makechangenoco.com.
A partnership of United Way of Larimer County and the Women’s Foundation of Colorado
WomenGive provides financial assistance for childcare for single mothers attending college. The cost of childcare is a major barrier to self-sufficiency for women and girls in Larimer County. Another part of the initiative is focused on addressing public policy for self-sufficiency of women and girls in our community and statewide in Colorado.
To learn more about WomenGive and become a member, click here.
Generation United: A Young Leaders Society
Click here to learn more about the fastest growing group of young professionals making a difference in Larimer County.