Leadership Groups & Recognition Levels

COMMUNITY IMPACT RECOGNITION LEVELS

More than 13,000 individuals and 400 businesses contributed $3.44 million to our annual campaign last year. Of that total, over $1 million came from our leadership donors.
 
We are deeply grateful to those who choose United Way as their philanthropic partner. Leadership donors, in particular, inspire others to join them in providing hope and opportunities to individuals in need and strengthening our community.

LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Criteria for Awards - 
Major Business of the Year (Employs 50 or more local people): 

  • Company with highest percent participation combined with highest dollars raised
  • Company with highest number of United Way volunteers
  • Increased giving is also considered

Medium Business of the Year (Employs 20-50 local people): 

  • Company with highest percent participation combined with highest dollars raised
  • Company with highest number of United Way volunteers
  • Increased giving is also considered

Small Business of the Year (Employs less than 20 local people): 

  • Company with highest percent of participation combined with highest dollars raised
  • Company with highest number of United Way volunteers
  • Increased giving is also considered

Most Improved Campaign: 

  • Company with highest increase in participation
  • Company with highest increase in total dollars raised
  • Company with the above combined with highest increase in average gift

2017 Award winners:

CORPORATE RECOGNITION LEVELS

Recognition is based on total giving, which may include corporate gifts, employee donations, and/or special event.  See more information about each level below.

MAJOR BUSINESSES

Major Businesses employ 50 or more local people. Leadership recognition levels for this category are:

  •     Pewter: $500-$999
  •     Bronze: $1,000-$4,999
  •     Silver: $5,000-$9,999
  •     Gold: $10,000-$19,999
  •     Platinum: $20,000-$49,999
  •     Platinum Plus: $50,000+
MEDIUM BUSINESSES

Medium Businesses employ 20-50 local people. Leadership recognition levels for this category are:

  •     Bronze: $500-$999
  •     Silver: $1,000-$2,999
  •     Gold: $3,000-$4,999
  •     Platinum: $5,000-$9,999
  •     Platinum Plus: $10,000+
     
SMALL BUSINESSES

Small Businesses employ less than 20 local people. Leadership recognition levels for this category are:

  •     Bronze: $500-$999
  •     Silver: $1,000-$2,999
  •     Gold: $3,000-$4,999
  •     Platinum: $5,000+