United Way Supports Nonprofit Capacity Building
Nonprofit Infrastructure Support
United Way of Genesee County's nonprofit infrastructure support is designed to strengthen the nonprofit sector of Flint and Genesee County by providing capacity building support and technical assistance.
Since 2003, UWGC has worked with more than 100 Genesee County agencies through educational programs, organizational development grants and technical assistance resources. Agencies have subsequently expanded programs to serve more individuals in need, leveraged new financial and human capital and collaborated with cross-sector leaders to ensure alignment with community needs. Our vast network of experienced capacity building consultants and various tools can meet your organization's most pressing infrastructure needs.
Professional Development & Events
UWGC offers professional development workshops, peer learning sessions and other convening events throughout the year. Professional development sessions are designed with content that participants can “take to action” and will enhance the skills and knowledge of nonprofit employees, board members, consultants, volunteers, and funders.
Assessments, Consultations and Referrals
Any Genesee County nonprofit organization is eligible for assessment, consultation and referral services. UWGC has capacity building expertise in a variety of topics from starting a nonprofit, to dissolution and everything in between! The UWGC Consultant Directory can be found here.
Capacity Building Grants
Financial awards, are available to organizations and collaborations looking to grow internal infrastructure. Capacity Building Awards provide funding for organizations to hire an approved consultant to assist in the areas of: governance, strategic/tactical planning, collaborations/mergers/dissolutions, financial policy development and emergent leadership transitions. Organizations are required to complete an organizational and board assessment prior to receiving funding.