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, $1,045,000 will be invested in 42 community-based programs administered by 29 community partners.
Volunteers from a variety of sectors (business, human resources, financial, industrial, public service) were the decision makers for the distribution of funds:

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UWAYSCC invests $398,000 in programs that are focused on Academic Success:

A Children's Place Daycare: $12,000

Allegheny Highlands Council BSA: After School Cub Scouts Program $11,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates: CASA $25,000

Chautauqua Blind Association: Vision Screening $7,500

Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center:  Early Childhood Program $18,000

Chautauqua Striders: Mentoring and Social Emotional Learning $50,000

Chautauqua Striders: On Track Tutoring $8,000

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region: School Based Social Work $60,000

Girl Scouts: After School Program $11,000

Girl Scouts: Camp Experience $5,000

Girl Scouts: Troop Program $8,000

Jamestown Community Learning Council: Teenage Education And Motherhood & Parents as Teachers Community Program $32,000

Salvation Army: Children & Family Outreach $23,000

The Relief Zone:  Kidz Programming $10,500

YMCA of Jamestown:  Power Scholars/LEAP $19,500

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

YWCA of Jamestown: Teenage Education And Motherhood $17,000

YWCA of Jamestown:  Early Childhood Education $53,000

UWAYSCC invests $263,500 in community partners that assist our most vulnerable populations to promote a healthy and safe lifestyle and maintained independence.  

American Red Cross WNY Region: Disaster Cycle Services $51,000

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

Chautauqua Blind Association: Vision Rehabilitation $16,000

Community Connections at Findley Lake: Membership Program Support $16,500

Community Helping Hands: Helping Families in Need $15,000

Jamestown Public Market: Farm to School $8,500

Meals on Wheels: Home-Delivered Meal Program $20,000

Retired Senior Volunteer Program: Community Volunteers $4,000 

Salvation Army: Comprehensive Financial Assistance $52,500

Salvation Army:  ANEW Center $42,000

UWAYSCC invests $217,000 for individuals to receive necessary training and or development programs to be prepared and ready to enter the workforce. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension: 4-H Youth Development Programming $3,500

Junior Achievement: Work & Career Readiness in Jamestown Public Schools $5,000

Prevention Works: Universal Prevention Education $35,000

WCD Boys & Girls Club: Ready for Work-Ready for Life $155,000

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

UWAYSCC invests $166,500 for vulnerable individuals to have access to programs that assist with Self-Sufficiency. 

Child Advocacy Program - Trauma Counseling: $31,000

Chautauqua Opportunities - Asset Development $7,500

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region - Office Based Counseling: $10,000

Jamestown Community Learning Council - Parents As Teachers Plus: $11,000

Mental Health Association - Recovery Coaching: $39,000

Prevention Works - Intervention Services: $15,000

The Resource Center - Invest U: $15,000

UCAN City Mission: $20,000

YWCA of Jamestown - Transitions Housing: $18,000

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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