Our Partners

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Our human and financial resources are dedicated to achieving measurable results in four key areas identified by the community:

Academic Success, Health & Independence, Work Readiness, and Self-Sufficiency 

This year, over $1,034,000 will be invested in 43 community-based programs administered by 28 community partners.
Over 60 volunteers from a variety of sectors (business, human resources, financial, industrial, public service) were the decision makers for the distribution of funds:

UWAYSCC invests $521,000 in programs that are focused on Academic Success from Cradle to Career. 

A Children's Place Daycare: $7,500

Allegheny Highlands Council BSA: Youth Scouting $16,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates: CASA $25,000

Chautauqua Blind Association: Vision Screening $4,600

Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center:  Early Childhood Program $18,500

Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center: After School Program $1,500

Chautauqua Striders: Mentoring $45,000

Chautauqua Striders: On Track Tutoring $6,000

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region: School Based Social Work $70,000

Girl Scouts: After School Program $11,000

Girl Scouts: Camp Experience $5,000

Girl Scouts: Troop Program $8,000

Jamestown Community Learning Council: Parents as Teachers Community Program $32,000

Salvation Army: Children & Family Outreach $27,000

The Relief Zone:  Kidz Programming $10,500

WCD Boys & Girls Club: Great Futures $116,000

YMCA of Jamestown:  Power Scholars MS $19,400

YMCA of Jamestown: Latino/Eastside After School $27,500

YWCA of Jamestown: TEAM $17,000

YWCA of Jamestown:  Early Childhood Education $53,500

UWAYSCC invests $274,000 in community partners that assist our most vulnerable populations to promote a healthy and safe lifestyle and maintained independence.  

Community Helping Hands: Helping Families In Need $13,000

Chautauqua Blind Association: Vision Rehabilitation $16,000

Chautauqua Adult Day Services:  Adult Day Care Scholarship $32,000

Community Connections at Findley Lake: Membership Program Support $12,000

Meals on Wheels: $20,000

American Red Cross WNY Region: Disaster Cycle Services $65,000

Retired Senior Volunteer Program: Community Volunteers $4,000 

Salvation Army: Comprehensive Financial Assistance $52,500

Salvation Army:  ANEW Center $42,000

UCAN: City Mission: $17,500

UWAYSCC invests $109,500 for individuals to receive necessary training and or development programs to be prepared and ready to enter the workforce. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension: 4-H Enrollment Scholarship $4,500

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts: INSTILL $3,500

Junior Achievement: JA at JHS $8,000

Prevention Works: Prevention Education $35,000

WCD Boys & Girls Club: Ready for Work-Ready for Life $40,000

YMCA of Jamestown: Teen Center/Pathways to Pay Days $18,500

UWAYSCC invests $129,500 for vulnerable individuals to have access to programs that assist with Self-Sufficiency. 

Child Advocacy Program - Trauma Counseling: $28,000

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region - Office Based Counseling: $15,000

Jamestown Community Learning Council - PAT Plus: $9,000

Mental Health Association - Recovery Coaching: $37,500

Prevention Works - Intervention Services: $10,000

The Resource Center - Invest U: $10,000

YWCA of Jamestown - Transitions: $20,000

211: Get Help Community Service Telephone Service $9,500

Chautauqua County Education Coalition: $10,000

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): $7,000

Chautauqua Funders Capacity Building Collaborative: $2,500

Workforce Development (ESPRI): $51,974

Other Community Impact: $84,287

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