For Nonprofits

Overview

For Nonprofits

Our local United Way partners with a wide variety of nonprofits, organizations, and programs that focus on building a stronger community for us all. United Way’s traditional role of running workplace giving campaigns is but one small benefit we provide to the nonprofit community.

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United Way Agency Certification 2017-18

The United Way Agency Certification application for 2017-18 is now open. To apply, please click here.

PLEASE note that United Way is no longer acting as a federation for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). If you are interested in being certified for the CFC campaign, you should complete their application located at http://www.norcalcfc.org.

About Agency Certification:

Being a certified nonprofit partner with United Way is special. It means you can be effective, transparent, and dedicated to improving people’s lives in our community.

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2017 Agency Certification Application

The application for 2017-18 United Way California Capital Region certification is now open for local nonprofits. Last year, we used a streamlined process for certification through a new application for one or both of the following: the United Way private sector campaign (general United Way certification) and the Our Promise- California State Employees Giving at Work campaign (formerly CSECC). The deadline for 2017-18 United Way certification is February 17th, 2017.

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Free Tax Preparation Services
2017 tax deadline - Tuesday, April 18

Your clients can save their hard-earned dollars and see if they qualify for valuable state and federal tax credits by using one of these two FREE services before Tuesday, April 18, this year’s tax filing deadline. 

  1. In person at a Sacramento area tax preparation site (if your household income was $54K or less in 2016). Schedule appointments online at www.freetaxhelp.us or call 2-1-1 (916-498-1000). Appointments take place from Jan. 28 through Apr. 15 unless otherwise noted. See tax preparation site locations and dates listed below or download the list here
  2. Online at MyFreeTaxes.com (if your household income was $64K or less in 2016). The website sponsored by United Way and powered by H&R Block software saves users an average of $200 in tax preparation fees. All you need is a valid email address and your income forms such as a W2, 1099, 1098, etc.

*Call 2-1-1 or (916) 498-1000 or visit www.freetaxhelp.us to schedule your appointment.  The appointment line is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

 

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United Way Volunteer Center
Your resource to recruit volunteers

As a United Way certified nonprofit partner we invite you to use the United Way Volunteer Center as a tool to recruit volunteers, post events and promote to your donors and community partners!

Check it out here: http://volunteercenter.uwccr.org/

Many of our 400+ corporate partners are anxious to have a meaningful experience working either to improve your facility or directly with the population you serve, all while learning more about the good work your organization does.

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Track Donations to My Nonprofit

Have you received a check from United Way and want to look up the donor details? Provide the information below and we’ll send your nonprofit a link to our nonprofit tracker.