The following are the types of programs that align with UWMM’s three focus areas. If you are unsure of which focus area your program most aligns with, please read through all three descriptions before choosing one.

Health

Any program that:
  • Provides physical or mental health services, including but not limited to:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Nutritional
    • Substance use treatment
    • Counseling
    • Physical activity
    • Etc.
  • Provides basic needs, including but not limited to:
    • Food
    • Shelter
    • Companionship
    • Etc.
  • Increases access/removes barriers to programs or services as defined above.
  • Increases capacity/resources for programs or services as defined above.
  • Advocates for (and/or educates on) any programs or services as defined above.
  • Collaborates with programs as defined above.

Education

Any program that:
  • Provides actual education/development services or sessions to children under 18, including in early learning and out-of-school settings.
  • Provides any type of counseling or mentorship to promote the well-being of children under 18.
  • Increases access/removes barriers to programs or services as defined above.
  • Increases capacity/resources for programs or services as defined above.
  • Advocates for (and/or educates on) any programs or services as defined above.
  • Collaborates with programs as defined above.

Financial Stability

Any program that:
  • Provides services to increase disposable income, earning potential, and/or value of assets, including but not limited to:
    • Financial literacy
    • Employment training
    • Saving/investing services
    • Cost-reducing services
    • Resource navigation
    • Etc.
  • Provides services preparing/supporting clients for independent living, including but not limited to:
    • Teaching life skills
    • Transportation
    • Household management support
    • Etc.
  • Increases access/removes barriers to programs or services as defined above.
  • Increases capacity/resources for programs or services as defined above.
  • Advocates for (and/or educates on) any programs or services as defined above.
  • Collaborates with programs as defined above.