Our Goal

Heart of Missouri United Way funds programs that support school readiness, literacy and academic success.

Our Targets

To reach our goal, Heart of Missouri United Way works to increase the number of youth who:

  • Enter school ready to succeed.
  • Read proficiently by 3rd grade.
  • Make a successful transition in and out of middle school.

Frequent Questions and Answers

What is the funding term for Education?

The next opportunity to apply for Education funding will be in 2018. Please see the Funding Cycle Chart for more details.

What local agencies are funded in Education?

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri

Boonslick Heartland YMCA

Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia

Columbia Community Montessori

Columbia Housing Authority Low-Income Services

For His Glory Inc.

Harrisburg Early Learning Center

Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center

Nora Stewart Early Learning Center

United Community Builders

University YMCA