Corporate Partnerships

Since the beginning, we have relied on the generosity of corporate and small business partners to stabilize families and make Northwest Indiana stronger. We could not do what we do without you. 

You are helping neighbors in need face and conquer unbearable challenges—financial peril, homelessness, drug addiction, disability, hunger and more.

Interested in joining these amazing supporters to fight for health, education and financial stability for all? Contact Kasie Tenbarge at or 219.464.3583 x103 to get started.

Pacesetters Program

Pacesetters is a corporate support initiative to help corporations meet their social responsibility goals. The program is designed to provide an easy way for corporations to get more involved in their community. Pacesetter organizations select from a variety of giving options to fulfill their social responsibility goals while receiving increased recognition and employee engagement in the community.

This is the perfect one-stop-shop program for those who value community improvement as an opportunity to get involved. Learn more.

Read more about the Pacesetters program in the NWI Times here.


Program & Event Sponsorships

Support your community through a variety of program and event sponsorships built to increase your brand awarenesss and show that your organization cares about Northwest Indiana. Learn more.

Ambassadors Program

Volunteer to help us spread the word about how individuals, companies and the United Way Partner Network are positively impacting community need in Northwest Indiana.

Participants will receive professional development training provided by Dale Carnegie & Associates and participate in a variety of community activities such as Day of Caring projects, area nonprofit tours and community presentations.

As Ambassadors, your team members will gain new skills, community insights and professional network opportunities. Learn more about employee opportunity & benefits.

As a program sponsor, your organization will build a reputation as a community leader that positively impacts Northwest Indiana. Learn more about our corporate opportunity & benefits.

Workplace Giving Program

Workplace giving programs are simple and effective ways to get the whole team involved in making a difference in their community. Through this program organizations help employees give back to support the United Way Network.

United Way helps with onsite coordination of giving activities to meet corporate giving and employee engagement goals.

Custom giving pages are provided to promote an easy, one-stop giving opportunity a vast network of social services in the community. Giving pages offer donation payment methods of: by credit card or through payroll deduction.

All workplace giving programs are customized to the meet the needs of the organizations and their employees. For more information, contact Kasie Tenbarge, Director of Development at 219.464.3583 ext. 103 or

AFL-CIO Labor Union Partnership

This national partnership brings United Way and Labor Union associations together to improve the quality of life for all residents. Union members serve as liaisons between their central labor councils and the local United Way. Liaisons coordinate volunteer projects, provide strike and lockout support, help the unemployed and more. AFL-CIO stands for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. For more information about the local Union federation, visit Northern Indiana Area Labor Federation.