Investments and Stewardship
United Way’s investments in Waller County are determined by a volunteer Advisory Committee that provides oversight to each center area. The Advisory Committee is involved in assessing community needs; reviewing program and budget requests and making funding recommendations; and working with other local organizations to provide needed services not currently available.
United Way invests in Waller County in several different ways:
- Affiliate Agency Investments – In Waller County, $455,910 is invested in 15 agencies and 22 programs. The advisory committee provides year-round stewardship of these investments. United Way of Greater Houston is committed to this community and will continue to invest in services that make a lasting difference in Waller County.
- United Way Waller County Center – United Way invests $396,761 in the Waller County Center to provide one-stop health and human services in Waller County. The facility serves as a service hub and also features a Conference Center for nonprofit use.
- Special Initiative Grants - United Way invests $15,500 in special grants that respond to emerging or unmet community needs.
- United Way Transportation Initiative promotes accessibility to needed services by persons who are disabled, the elderly and those with limited incomes in Waller County through the distribution of gas cards and vouchers.