United Way of Deschutes County is a Central Oregon-based 501c3 nonprofit organization governed by a local Board of Directors, community leaders, and volunteers. 

Although United Way is a big name, each United Way is an independent, local nonprofit organization with its own mission, vision, Board of Directors, and budget. There are 1,800 United Ways in 41 countries and territories worldwide.

Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts here.