Funded Programs

Oshkosh Area United Way (OAUW) helps as many people as possible by funding local programs that strengthen early childhood development, financial stability, and mental health. The funding process begins with the Community Investment Application, which is available to any organization with local programming focused on one of OAUW’s three impact areas.

Each application is reviewed by a financial review committee to ensure the program is in solid financial standing. Once approved, applicants participate in a panel interview with the Community Investment committee. This committee includes over 30 community volunteers dedicating more than 500 hours to ensure Community Investment Grants are awarded to programs truly making a difference in Oshkosh and the surrounding area.

Thank you to the thousands of area leaders, supporters, and volunteers who have enabled United Way to create positive change in our local community since 1962.

The list below represents 2022 investments made through Oshkosh Area United Way to 44 community programs and their corresponding organizations:





Access to Jobs


Back to School Fair

Be Great Graduate Mentoring Program

Be Well Fox Valley Food as Medicine

Bonus 10 Food Bucks Program

Community Clothes Closet

Community Engagement



Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Early Intervention Program


Emergency Shelter

Employment Services

Empowerment Advocacy

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Eviction and Homelessness Prevention

Financial Counseling

Food for All

Food For Kids

General Educational Development (GED)

Growing Readers

Home Visits

Making the Ride Happen


Member Scholarships

OFD Mental Health Initiative

Oshkosh Area Home Delivered Meals

Radford Kids

Reaching Out

Resource Coordination


Rise Up

Road to Work

Robert Glass Focus on the Children Program

Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

Skills Enhancement Program

Social Emotional Mental Health Programming

Solutions Sober Living

Tiny House Village

Youth Mentoring Programs

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

United Way Fox Cities


Reach Counseling

Back to School Fair

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

United Way Fox Cities

Oshkosh Saturday Farmers Market

The Traveling Closet


Reach Counseling


Oshkosh Area United Way

Valley Packaging Industries

Reach Counseling

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services

Lakeside Packaging Plus

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services

Oshkosh Area School District

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc

Goodwill Industries

Oshkosh Food Co-Op

Oshkosh Area Community Pantry


University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc.

Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes

Oshkosh Community YMCA

Oshkosh Area Fire Department


Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes

Day by Day Warming Shelter


Oshkosh Area School District

Winnebago Literacy Council

Tri-County Dental

Reach Counseling


Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

Solutions Recovery, Inc.

Oshkosh Kids Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters

University of Wisconsin — Oshkosh

For more information on Oshkosh Area United Way-funded programs, contact us at at

Oshkosh Area United Way