United Way of Illinois is a statewide association of 51 local organizations that create long-lasting community change by helping children and youth achieve their potential, promoting financial stability and family independence and improving people's health.

The organization strengthens the United Way movement in Illinois through service to its members and advocacy for effective health and human services policies for the people of Illinois.

Recent News And Events

Human Service Agencies Already Cutting Services Amidst State Budget Stalemate
Many agencies face depleted cash reserves by September 1.

United Way of Illinois Agency Survey on the State Budget - High Level Findings

YEAR IN REVIEW 2014-2015

Public Policy 2014-2015 Year in Review
See United Way of Illinois' overview of public policy challenges and successes in 2014-2015.

PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2015

PUBLIC POLICY & ADVOCACY NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2014

YEAR IN REVIEW 2014

Public Policy 2014 Year in Review
See United Way of Illinois' overview of public policy challenges and successes in 2014.

State Initiatives Driving Change
Find out about Budgeting for Results, Social Impact Bonds, Medicaid Coordinated Care and the Medicaid 1115 Waiver.