2016 Community Investments

United Way raises funds in one calendar year to be invested the following year. From our 2015 fundraising efforts, United Way invested nearly $80 million in our community in 2016.

Please note that financial information and documentation for 2017 are subject to United Way Board approval and are not yet available. Please check back later in the year for this information.

2015 Community Support Chart


Give with Confidence

Charities Review Council Meets All Standards logo Greater Twin Cities United Way meets all 27 Accountability Standards of the Charities Review Council. National guidelines allow for up to 30 percent of donations to be spent on marketing and administrative costs. We spend approximately 12 percent.
Charity Navigator Four Star Charity Logo Greater Twin Cities United Way has a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator.
Guidestar Platinum Seal of Approval logo Greater Twin Cities United Way has been awarded the the highest Seal of Approval from


Greater Twin Cities United Way was also awarded the 2016 Best in Business Award from the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce and meets all membership requirements through United Way Worldwide.