United Way board allocates last planned grants of its fiscal year Recently, United Way of Miami-Dade’s board allocated its final two grants of the 2017 fiscal year, bringing United Way’s investment in community programs to $34.1 million , including: $23.8 million in support of local programs that move the community forward through education, financial stability and health; coupled with an additional $10.3 million directed by contributors to support nonprofit programs of their choice in Miami-Dade. The last two grants, which are being allocated before July 1, include $160,000 for United Way’s first Healthy Eating Active Living (H.E.A.L.) school site and $50,000 for an employment program. “Investing in high quality programs is one of our key strategies for creating lasting impact that improve the odds for our children and families,” Harve A. Mogul, president and CEO, said. “These investments, coupled with our advocacy work, our research, planning and convening efforts, our collective impact focus and our public awareness outreach, align with our strategic goals to improve the education, financial stability and health of our community, today and for generations to come.” The $23.8 million investment represents grants made to 117 outcome-driven programs at 56 local, non-profit health and human service […]