Nonprofit Partners

It takes all of us.

We can eradicate poverty in the Bay Area—but it’s going to take all of us coming together. United Way Bay Area is proud to partner with 200+ of our region’s most effective and high-performing nonprofits on this important work.

Our Work

Meet Our Partners

Barbara Siemer, The Siemer Institute

The Siemer Institute provides vital funding and research to support SparkPoint’s efforts to help low-income families and individuals tackle their financial challenges and get ahead. From a concerned English teacher to a high-power philanthropist, Barbara Siemer knows a thing or two about fighting poverty in our community. “This work is exhausting—but rewarding.”

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Given staff constraints and the specific nature of our mission, we do not accept unsolicited proposals. But other nonprofits may receive funding from UWBA through our workplace campaign efforts where employees may designate funds to nonprofits outside of our poverty focus.