OAUW Awards 37 Community Investment Grants for 2020

Oshkosh Area United Way (OAUW) awards 37 community programs with the annual United Way Community Investment grant for the 2020 calendar year.

The Community Investment grant is available to organizations that serve OAUW’s service area, and offer programming to impact mental health, childhood development and steps to a living wage initiatives.

Each application is reviewed by the OAUW financial review committee to ensure the program is in solid financial standing. Once approved, the applicant is welcomed to participate in a panel interview with the OAUW Community Investment committee. This committee is comprised of over 50 gracious community volunteers dedicating a cumulative total of 1,000 hours to ensure funding is awarded to programs making a strong difference in the Oshkosh community.

Oshkosh Area United Way is proud to announce 2020 funding to the following local programs:






Skills Enhancement Program


Homeless Job Placement


Oshkosh Home Delivered Meals

American Red Cross

Disaster Cycle Services

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentor 2.0

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Youth Mentoring Programs

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

Radford Kids

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

Basic Needs

Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh

Scholarship Programs

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services

Outreach Services

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services

Emergency Shelter

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services

Youth Services


Community Engagement



Day by Day Warming Shelter

Resource Coordination

Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin

Home Visits

Financial Information and Service Center

Financial Counseling

Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes


Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes

Reaching Out

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc

Eviction and Homelessness Prevention

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc.

Making the Ride Happen

Labor of Love

Safeguard Infant Program for Parents Initiative

Oshkosh Area Community Pantry

Food 4 Kidz

Oshkosh Community YMCA

Member Scholarships

Oshkosh Area School District

Kindergarten +

Oshkosh Area School District

Rise Up

Oshkosh Area United Way

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Reach Counseling


Reach Counseling


Reach Counseling


Reach Counseling

Sexual Abuse Treatment Program

Tri-County Dental

Robert Glass Focus on the Children Program

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh


United Way Fox Cities


United Way Fox Cities

LiveWell Fox Valley

Winnebago Literacy Council

Road to Work


For more information on the above programs, please contact Oshkosh Area United Way at oauw@oshkoshunitedway.org.