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It takes a community to create lasting change—and we are proud to work with agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for all, particularly in our focus areas of education, income, health and housing.

Together, we tackle big issues, targeting community-based programs through our Community Impact Fund.

We engage and connect local nonprofits with United Way grant opportunities and other training, education, community resources and research tools designed to improve your agency’s capacity and program effectiveness.

Grant Making

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Community Resources & Data

Access our list of nonprofit, resources, data & more.

Why United Way

Since 1924, Orange County United Way has been investing and directing its efforts toward supporting nonprofits dedicated to improving lives. Today we are strengthening the community by focusing on the building blocks for a good quality of life: Education, Income, Health and Housing.

FACE 2024 is United Way’s 10-year plan to bring the community together to help the next generation of Orange County residents. Over the next decade, our work is focused on supporting programs and community efforts aimed at achieving our FACE 2024 initiatives:

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Changing the odds for our youth through programs to ensure they graduate and reach adulthood prepared for well-paying jobs

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Ending the cycle of generational poverty by providing money management tools, coaching and access to related social service resources

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Improving standards of health for children and families, so they can enjoy greater life expectancies and contribute to our vibrant community

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Raising hope and reducing homelessness in Orange County by assisting families in finding stable, permanent housing

FACE 2024 Scorecard Report

Download our FACE 2024 Scorecard Report. It’s our most current community snapshot highlighting how, by working together, we are bringing about significant change here in Orange County.

Working Together On Our Shared Goals

For more information about United Way’s FACE 2024 grant making processgrants for nonprofits, community grants, education, income, health and housing grants please contact us

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