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We’re cultivating a community of sustainable growth

At United Way of Northwest Michigan, we’re working hard to address issues affecting residents of Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau counties. We commit to bringing together partners from across all sectors to address community concerns before they become problems, thereby creating sustainable change.


 Seeking new members for our Board of Directors!

United Way of Northwest Michigan is led by a hard-working volunteer Board Members, and is looking to add a few more. Do you want to use your skills, networks, and ideas to help the organization thrive and evolve in the coming years?

In order to advance our mission – “To connect and mobilize the caring power of our local communities”, we need more help! This year, we are specifically recruiting United Way supporters with non-profit board experience to share different perspectives and connections. Seeking professional experience in Human Resources, Business, Legal, CPA, Resource Development and Marketing.

Applications can be e-mailed to Ranae McCauley, Executive Director, Board Application

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Every day is a new day to Live United. See how you can get involved and make a huge impact on our community.

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We’re Rolling Our Sleeves Up

We believe that every little measure today can make a big impact tomorrow. Beyond supporting other local non-profits through community grants, we work with individual, group and workplace volunteers to create change.

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Our Focuses

United Way of Northwest Michigan focuses on our community’s core issues to promote stability within education, health and income.