What We Do

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg empowers individuals and addresses systemic problems to provide everyone with a clear path to success.

Our Community Impact work is driven by our Steps to Success model, which illustrates key milestones on the path to success. Learn more about our work in these areas:

Our Service Area


As a major regional funding organization, United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg is a leader in providing critical information to community leaders and organizations. We have a dedicated research team that studies local data to identify problems in our communities, researches solutions and works with partner organizations to develop solutions that actually move the needle. Review our reports.