The United Way of Cayuga County currently funds 34 programs among 21 partner agencies. Each year, United Way’s Fund Distribution/Agency Relations Committee conducts a long, strict process of partner agency reviews, interviews and community research. It is the committee’s fiduciary responsibility to allocate the campaign funds to the appropriate funding areas listed below.

Funding Areas

  • Education
  • Income
  • Health
  • Safety Net

Community Response Fund (CRF)

This is a special fund which provides immediate funds to agencies if there is a crisis situation within a funded program and/or a new program is developed to address an emergent community need. Agencies are encouraged to collaborate with other agencies for this funding.