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Corporate Investor Benefits


Partnership and Brand Recognition

United Way of Central Kentucky partners with over 150 companies of all sizes to connect our community with common purpose, bringing together the people, business, industry, and resources needed to get big things done in our region. Everything we do is locally focused. We believe the strongest communities are ones where friends and neighbors take care of each other. With many good causes to choose from, our partners invest in United Way knowing they gain the greatest public recognition, visibility, and impact results from association with United Way initiatives & the United Way brand. Just as strong business leaders prepare for the future by acting today, these partners join us now to fight for a healthier, wealthier and wiser Central Kentucky. 

  • United Way is ranked #1 in “The Philanthropy 400” in The Chronicle of Philanthropy as the most successful charity.
  • The United Way brand is ranked at number 26 in the Top 50 of the most valuable brands according to Forbes magazine with a brand value of $14.3 billion, the only nonprofit in the list.
  • United Way has 91% recognition from the general population.
  • Research shows 8/10 Americans have a more positive image of businesses that support a cause they care about.
  • 83% of consumers would switch brands or retailers when a company is linked with a good cause.
  • 81% of employees weigh an organization’s contribution to social causes when choosing where to work.
  • United Way of Central Kentucky’s Corporate Investor Network is designed to help companies achieve their philanthropic goals while making the region an even better place to live and work. Enhance your philanthropic image and visibility in the community; reinforce your reputation as a good corporate citizen with Central Kentucky residents and businesses; and develop closer relationships with current and prospective clients.

​Corporate Social Responsibility

United Way partners with leaders in industry that go beyond their business goals and leverage corporate social responsibility to help create a strong community. Our corporate partners are helping people in our Central Kentucky region develop innovative strategies that are improving education outcomes, fortifying financial stability and creating healthier communities. Learn more here.