opportunities, and then join us in this important effort to build
a more caring community for everyone.
Board of Directors
Serves as the legally responsible governing body of the Upper Valley United
Way, managing all business affairs of the non-profit corporation in accordance
with its By-Laws and all applicable state laws.
Provides support to the annual fundraising campaign through the development
cohesive communication programs, including both print and broadcast
materials. Also provides a year-round local identity for United Way among
the general public, donors, volunteers, member agencies and other target audiences.
Develops, implements and supervises on-going recruiting and retention programs
which attract new volunteers and provide them with both the opportunity and
the motivation to make multi-year commitments to United Way.
Also oversees the orientation, training and placement of volunteers
in both campaign and non-campaign positions.
Annual Campaign Cabinet
Establishes a local fundraising goal for United Way’s annual gifts campaign,
and organizes and manages the campaign within specific business, employee
and/or geographic categories; supervises the activities of Loaned Employees
and other campaign volunteers also working within those categories.
Identifies strategies to recruit additional companies and public involvement
in the annual campaign.
Provides liaison to companies and public and private organizations
so that they are aware of the need for the annual United Way campaign, and
so that they will make commitments to participate in it at both corporate
and employee campaign levels.
Helps develop, maintain
and improve cooperation and understanding between the Upper Valley United
Way and its partner agencies.
Enhances participation by partner agencies in the planning, policy-making
and implementation processes of United Way.
Review & Allocations
Implements United Way's “citizen review” process by annually reviewing the
program, service and budgetary needs of member agencies; by assessing the
effectiveness of agency expenditures in meeting priority community human-service
needs; and by recommending appropriate agency funding levels to the Board
Provides direction to effective United Way operations and funding decisions
by periodically assessing community needs, evaluating United Way responsive-ness
to those needs, and recommending changes in policies, programs and procedures
Emerging Needs Grants
Provides special, one-time funding to support the planning and/or initial
start-up of innovative programs that have significant potential for providing
effective responses to emerging or unmet human-service needs in the Upper
Available to eligible Partner Agencies and Local non-Profit
Investigates and formulates responses to community issues and/or changes which
are beyond the scope of individual operating committees, but which may affect
United Way’s ability to meet its mission.
Oversees the financial
operations governed by Board-approved policies and procedures. Ensures that
Upper Valley United Way complies with its legal financial obligations.
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