Spokane County United Way is a mobilizer for positive and lasting community change.

We aim to improve the lives and futures of all people in the community.

We bring together expertise, funding and volunteer support to positively impact education, income and health - the building blocks for a good quality of life.  Vision Infographic

We know these areas are intrinsically linked. We work in partnership with others to eliminate inequities experienced by low-income and diverse populations. This creates the change we all want to see, and the entire community benefits. read more

Excelerate Success is a partnership that brings together a broad range of community partners with a shared community vision to prepare all of our region's children for success in school and in life. Spokane County United Way serves as the backbone organization that connects and convenes stakeholders around it's shared agenda. Join the movement! Excelerate Success website.


For the past 50 years, AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) has proven to be one of the most effective tools for building community and addressing poverty.

In September 2014 Spokane County United Way became the intermediary sponsor organization for the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Through this federal grant, SCUW hosts a VISTA leader that supports nine local capacity building projects and their members who are placed locally to fight poverty with passion through volunteer engagement, resource developing, community organization and program development. Read more about volunteer engagement