Thank you for making our community BETTER.
For our first ever Impact Days we were able to coordinate over 1,000 volunteers with 71 projects!
United Way of Greater Chattanooga
Over the Years
Community Chest Chattanooga
The purpose of the Community Chest was to “strengthen and make effective the spirit of human helpfulness in Chattanooga.”
UWGC receives an endowment
United Way of Greater Chattanooga becomes one of only a handful of organizations to receive an endowment.
The United Fund gets a new name
The United Fund transitions to the United Way of Greater Chattanooga
Mai Bell Hurley
Mai Bell Hurley becomes the first female campaign chair.
Day of Caring
United Way of Greater Chattanooga held its first Day of Caring, and each year it continues to bring the community together to celebrate the volunteer spirit.
Solving Local Issues
United Way begins selecting local issues to fundraise for and make grants to nonprofits who can address them.
The Hub for Social Innovation
United Way of Greater Chattanooga announces plans to house “The Hub for Social Innovation,” run by Venture Forward, formerly known as the Center for Nonprofits.
New Community Investments Model
United Way of Greater Chattanooga shifts to a competitive funding model