Calling all Youth Makers!

STEMUp: Youth Maker Competition 2023 Do you have a great idea to solve a problem in your community? United Way of Greater Atlanta is pleased to announce the 2023 STEMUp: Youth Maker Competition. Through STEMUp, we award small grants to help middle and high school aged youth who are involved in STEM programming test innovative […]

Philanthropy for Small Businesses

Create long-lasting positive change in our community while benefiting the future of your business. United Way of Greater Atlanta is uniquely positioned to handle and streamline philanthropy for small businesses. This year, we are proud to announce a new initiative to make corporate social responsibility easier and more rewarding for the business community in Atlanta. ​ Small Business United is a platform for […]

Join the Racial Equity Challenge Today!

The 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge is a powerful opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives, our Greater Atlanta community, and the barriers it places on improving child well-being. The 7-week self-guided learning experience explores the history and impact of racism and how it has shaped the well-being of […]

Influencing change and improving communities

Everyone’s eyes were on the political landscape in Georgia a few short months ago. There was a lot of focus on how we could make an impact on a much larger scale. But how do we continue this momentum and the discussion of issues that directly affect Georgians? How do we transition this to a […]

United, we can help families reach economic stability

The story was published originally in January 2021 and has been updated as of March 30, 2021. Together, can help families today, tomorrow and in the future achieve economic stability. This is an important component of improving child well-being because children thrive when their families thrive. United Way has supported families and provided financial tools […]

Powering the potential of African-American men and young boys

United Way of Greater Atlanta’s African-American Partnership was formed in 2000 after Dr. Johnnetta Cole saw there wasn’t enough leadership positions for African-Americans in Greater Atlanta, AAP Director Bryan Vinson said. Since its formation, AAP has garnered more than 1,000 members and raised $2.2 million annually for United Way. AAP is made up of donors […]