Follow the Money

Work actively to leverage national, state and local policy and financial support for ending homelessness. 

Leverage United Way investments with other funding streams to act as a catalyst for change.

United Way of King County: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with city, county, and housing authority helped leverage United Way’s $25 million investment into $250 million for the Campaign to End Chronic Homelessness.

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United Way of Central Ohio: Participation in the Rebuilding Lives Funder Collaborative campaign

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Advocate for reducing barriers to housing assistance for ex-offenders and other groups at-risk of homelessness.

United Way of Los Angeles: Advocacy to defeat the "Community Care Ordinance" which would have significantly limited access to housing for individuals with criminal histories. 

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To learn more, visit the other pages from our toolkit:

Housing is the Key

Recruit Partners and Make Deals

Think Upstream

Share the Vision

Build a Bank of Knowledge

Be an Agent of Change