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Moira's Message: You Stepped Forward

CINCINNATI, Ohio (January 11, 2021) — Dear United Way friends, Before we completely turn the page on a new year, thank you for a wonderful 2021. I am in awe of your generosity and care for our…


Moira's Message: $1M Invested In Black Empowerment Works

Dear United Way friends, As we work toward the economic well-being of all people in our region, United Way of Greater Cincinnati will look at everything through the lens of equity, understanding…

UWGC's Black Empowerment Works returns.

Moira's Message: Black Empowerment Works Grants Return

Dear United Way friends, Our Black Empowerment Works grant program (BEW) is returning for a second year and we need YOU to make it successful. Black Empowerment Works promotes Black self…

New Program Funds Black-Led Ideas Around Addressing Poverty

CINCINNATI, Ohio (Feb. 24, 2020) — Beginning today, community members who have ideas, programs and projects addressing poverty in greater Cincinnati can apply to receive funding and other resources …

2020-2021 Black Empowerment Works Announcement

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. Black Empowerment Works is the…

Virtual Bus Tours Expose Public to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Work

Two pandemics—COVID-19 and historical inequity—emerged in Greater Cincinnati in 2020 and both are the subjects of a unique attempt by United Way of Greater Cincinnati to show the power of the…

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