Tag Archives: Shawnee County

Director of Major Gifts and Legacy Giving

Note: United Way of Greater Topeka and United Way of Douglas County have merged as United Way of Kaw Valley (UWKV), serving Shawnee, Douglas, Jackson and Jefferson counties. Please see individual position descriptions for specific service areas and office locations. Please email resume and cover letter to apply. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022. United… Read More »

Kansas Volunteer Generation Fund Taps UWGT

Capacity grant will benefit Topeka area volunteer infrastructure and events TOPEKA, KS, Jan. 18, 2022—United Way of Greater Topeka announced today that it will serve as a subgrantee of the 2022 Kansas Volunteer Generation Fund Grant. The Kansas Volunteer Commission has awarded a total of $122,276 to seven Kansas volunteer and mentor organizations through the… Read More »

UWGT announces 2021-22 campaign goal

United Way kicks off annual campaign with $2 million goal announcement Sept. 16, 2021, Topeka, Kan.—United Way of Greater Topeka Campaign Chair Patrick Woods has challenged the community to change lives this year by raising $2 million to support work and collaboration in education, financial stability and health. Woods teamed up with UWGT CEO Jessica… Read More »

Shawnee County Coalition Earns 3rd Pacesetter Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact: Jillian Fisher 785-228-5114 Jillian.Fisher@unitedwaytopeka.org Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Pacesetter Honors Announced SHAWNEE COUNTY RECOGNIZED FOR WORK IN SUPPORTING EARLY SCHOOL SUCCESS Topeka, Kansas (June 11, 2018) – Shawnee County has been honored for the second year in a row as a Pacesetter by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR). The… Read More »

2018 Impact RFP Meeting Scheduled for March 2

For Immediate Release February 13, 2018 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5111 E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way to release Request for Proposals for 3-year impact grants Agencies encouraged to attend informational meeting on March 2 February 13, 2018, TOPEKA, KS—Charitable organizations interested in receiving a United Way of Greater Topeka (UWGT) grant for… Read More »