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.

FAQs about Education funding

What is the funding term for Education?

The next opportunity to apply for Education funding will be in 2021. 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 Housing Authority Low-Income Services
Grade A Plus Inc.
Harrisburg Early Learning Center
Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center
Nora Stewart Early Learning Center
United Community Builders
University YMCA