United Way Supports Nonprofit Capacity Building
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.
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 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 an award.