We provide accountability. When you donate to the United Way, you know that your money is going to programs in Knoxville that improve the lives of the citizens of Knoxville.
United Way is the leading charitable institution in Knoxville representing the wishes of our donors through our program review and funding process. Volunteers work year-round to carefully weigh the needs of the community to ensure that generous contributions are used in the most efficient, effective manner possible by local community partners.
United Way of Greater Knoxville’s mission is to help people in Knoxville move towards greater self-sufficiency through focused work in the areas of health, education, and financial stability. UWGK seeks to improve community conditions for everyone by investing donated dollars in programs that deliver meaningful and measurable results – all to create lasting change in Knox County. We provide resources and funding to nonprofits whose strategies align with ours and invite 501(c)3 organizations that are outstanding in our funding areas to consider applying for grants through our funding opportunities.
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