Recent News

January 11, 2021

Updates on United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Black Empowerment Works grantees.

June 17, 2020
Black-Led Projects in Greater Cincinnati Receive $600,000 From United Way For Anti-Poverty Efforts

Nearly 30 projects led by Black entrepreneurs will soon receive more than $600,000 in Black Empowerment Works grants to launch or strengthen anti-poverty initiatives.

February 24, 2020
New program funds Black-led ideas around addressing poverty

Beginning today, community members who have ideas, programs and projects addressing poverty in greater Cincinnati can apply to receive funding and other resources to do their work.

September 26, 2019
Investing in Black-led Ideas: United Way Champions Community Gathering

The Champions of Change have a huge task – to build a grant program that invests in promising, community-based, Black-led ideas aligned to United Way's focus on poverty. Over the past several months, the group has been working hard to gather information to inform the design of this program.

July 22, 2019
Champions of Change - July Update

In April, we put out a call to community leaders driven to advance Black-led ideas aimed at reducing poverty: apply to participate in a pilot one-year leadership and design program. .