Standing Committees

Agency Relations

The Agency Relations Committee's responsibilities include:

· Overseeing the fund distribution process, including agency applications and reports
· Strengthening the non-profit sector of the community by determining and providing needed and
  appropriate resources (beyond funding) to non-profit agencies
· Strengthening United Way’s relationship with human service organizations in the community
· Acting as a networking link among various human service organizations, both those that are
  funded by United Way and those that are not

Community Relations/Marketing

The Community Relations/Marketing Committee's responsibilities include:
· Presenting United Way of the Greater Winona Area’s image to the public
· Building relationships in and with the community
· Communicating the impact United Way’s work has in and on the community
· Educating the public about philanthropy and ways to engage in thoughtful charitable giving
· Working through the media and personal contacts to meet these aims
· Working to recruit new members for the Board of Directors on an ongoing basis


The Finance Committee 's responsibilities include:
· Oversight of financial transactions
· Development of financial operational guidelines
· Review and approval of monthly financial statements
· Approval of annual budget for the organization, making recommendation to the Board
  Oversight of the annual audit process


The Fund Distribution Committee meets each spring. This committee makes funding recommendations to the Agency Relations Committee, which then passes along those recommendations to the Board. Their responsibilities include:
· Reviewing funding applications
· Meeting with representatives from each agency applying for funding
· Developing funding recommendations


The Campaign Committee's responsibilities include:
·Assist the Executive Director in the annual United Way Campaign
·Develop themes and strategies for the campaign
·Set the goal for the campaign

Get Involved

If you're interested on serving on any of these committees, or would like more information about them, please contact us.

2015 Committee Meetings Schedule

Campaign Committee:
Wednesdays 9/2/15, 10/7/15, 11/4/15, 12/2/15

Agency Relations Committee:
Tuesdays 9/8/15, 10/13/15, 11/10/15, 12/8/15

Marketing-Communications Committee:
Wednesdays 9/915, 10/14/15, 11/11/15, 12/9/15

Board Governance Committee:
Thursdays 9/10/15, 10/8/15, 11/12/15, 12/10/15

Finance Committee:
Monday 9/21/15

Board Committee:
Tuesdays 9/22/15, 10/27/15, 11/24/15, 12/22/15

Get Involved

United Way of the Greater
Winona Area

902 East 2nd Street, Suite 330
Winona, MN  55987
Phone:  507.452.4624