Routt County United Way is the only local non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to focus and provide solutions for the largest and most needed human services of our Routt County residents.
Routt County United Way lives at the intersection of the private, public, philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. We are community builders, leaders, unifiers and champions. We are connectors, and information and resource brokers. We inspire change in our community.
In 2015, Routt County United Way was responsible for $532,582 invested in Routt County through our grants and the programs we provide the community.
Routt County United Way Holiday Exchance Market
Routt County United Way Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Routt County to Work Iniative (anti-poverty program)
Yampa Valley Volunteer Coordination Center
Routt County United Way Day of Caring
100% of donations stay in Routt County to improve lives for our residents.
Through grants, Routt County United Way supports more than 25 agencies and human service programs in Routt County. These agencies and programs help infants, the elderly, families, youth and those with special needs.
Any non-profit agency that addresses the human service needs of Routt County residents can apply for United Way funding.
Routt County United Way provides leadership support for the Human Resource Coalition, a network of health and human service professionals that work collectively to address community problems.
The coalition also assists Routt County and the City of Steamboat Springs in allocating public funds where most needed.
Routt County United Way led the way to develop the first Routt County Health and Human Services Plan, identifying human service needs, priorities and goals based on data about our county.
Kate started with Routt County United Way in October 2013. Previously her 11 years of nonprofit work included Yampa Valley Data Partners and the International Erosion Control Association. Kate and her husband, Jim, have been in the Yampa Valley for 18+ years. Kate is passionate about serving people through United Way. contact kate >>
Ashley joined Routt County United Way in February 2015. She is delighted about putting her marketing and design skills to work to benefit RCUW and its beneficiaries. Ashley has lived in Routt County since 2004 and enjoys all it has to offer with her husband and three children. contact ashley >>
“The Routt County United Way is a strong organization that provides necessary funding and resources to the non profits in our county. One of the greatest resources that RCUW offers is the development of cooperative relationships among the providers in the non profit community! This relationship building and sharing of resources supports our non profits in providing exemplary services to many of the neediest populations including children and adults in our community. RCUW is a recognized non profit leader in Routt County!!”