Improving lives by mobilizing communities to create lasting changes in community conditions.

Step Up For Our Youth

Investing in the Power and Potential of Successful, Resilient Youth. Click on the button below to learn about the latest initiative from the United Way of Northern Arizona focused on Flagstaff’s youth.

UWNA Transitions
Tax Assistance Program

To ensure that Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) clients continue to have access to services this year, UWNA has coordinated with two other providers of the program, Northland Free Tax Assistance and the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

United Way of Northern Arizona is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and as such your donation is 100% tax deductible. Our tax ID is 86-0211666

100% of your donation will stay here in Northern Arizona, supporting United Way’s work in community-wide efforts to build healthier communities and address our region’s most pressing challenges. Our programs include:

  • Step Up for Youth
  • Safety and Security
  • Crisis Response

For more on these innovative programs, click here

The Better Business Bureau suggests nonprofits maintain an overhead expense ratio of no more than 35%. United Way of Northern Arizona’s overhead is 11.9% based on our 2018 fiscal year IRS Form 990 tax returns—but that is not the whole story. Our overhead expenses include the costs associated with fundraising and running workplace campaigns throughout Northern Arizona that support local programs. This is important work to us — we are stronger when we work together.  We can keep our expenses low through a commitment to organizational efficiency, a high level of volunteer participation, and in-kind services provided by our Board of Directors, and community.

United Way of Northern Arizona is only able to accept certain kinds of personal and real property gifts. Please see our Gift Acceptance Policy for more information.

One of the most satisfying and productive ways to unite our community is through volunteerism. We thank you for your interest in volunteering for our community. Please click here to learn how to volunteer your time and talent.

Local programs we partner with increase
our funding by 82 cents on the dollar!

More than 45,000 books
have been given to our children

As many as 87,000 mentoring hours
have been provided to youth.

Take Action Today and Make a Difference

Your donation is a direct investment in the community’s youth.

United Way of Northern Arizona

1515 E. Cedar Ave., Ste D-1
Flagstaff, AZ 86004