What We Do
United Way of Ventura County focuses on addressing the underlying causes of community issues in the areas of Education, Income and Health. We support services and programs that are not just 'stop gap' measures, but ultimately ones that create lasting change.
Helping children & youth achieve their potentialIn 2008, United Way launched a 10-year initiative to cut by half the number of young people who drop out of high school by 2018.
Promoting financial stability & independenceUnited Way is working to decrease the number of families who lack financial stability and help move them towards financial independence.
Improving people’s healthUnited Way of Ventura County’s goal for health is to increase the number of children, young people and adults who are healthy by partnering to address the root of poor health outcomes.
The United Women’s Leadership Council (UWLC) accepts and processes applications for grants once a year. The deadline is August 31. If the 31st falls on a weekend, please submit your application by 5:00 p.m. the Friday before. No organization may receive more than one grant in any 12-month period. All grant...Read more