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United Way 2015 Community Impact RFP

Beam Project Type:     Project in Develop Phase

United Way of Olmsted County

United Way of Olmsted County unites people and resources to improve lives in the community with a focus on education, income, health, and basic needs – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way pursues these goals by convening the community to address key issues, collaborating to achieve a measurable impact, and connecting human and financial resources to improve lives. Summary United Way of Olmsted County (UWOC) is requesting proposals to partner in delivering programs that drive change in four key areas: • Ensuring children and youth reach their potential in school and in the community. • Helping individuals and families be financially stable. • Helping individuals be physically and mentally healthy. • Ensuring people’s basic needs (food, shelter, safety & equal access) are met

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Collaboration

Lead Organization: United Way of Olmsted County

Confirmed Collaborators: United Way of Olmsted County

Potential Collaborators:

Strategy

Strategy

RFP

Work with partner programs via RFP process

Strategy Map

United Way of Olmsted County Strategy Map (PDF)

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Basic Needs ; Education ; Health ; Income

Level 2:

DMC: Health & Wellness

Community Health: Obesity

Results

Population Outcomes

People in Need Reach their potential

Basic Needs: People's basic needs are met

Health: Individuals are physically and mentally health

Income: Individuals and families are financially stable

Education: Children and youth reach their potential in school and in the community

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Indicators (What are some of the signs that progress is being made?)

Population Indicators

Basic Needs: TBD

Health: % of Obese Adults

Income: % of Income Spent on Housing. % of Students Eligible for Free/Reduce Lunch

Education: On-time high school graduation rate, on-time graduation of recipient of free/reduced lunch, kindergarten readiness rate, 3rd grad reading proficiency rate, 8th grade math proficiency rate

Metrics (What are actually being measured by the project?)

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Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Basic Needs, Education, Health, Income

December 19, 2015 openBEAM.net: 2016 to 2018 Funding Cycle Partners Announcement

United Way announces that its board of directors recent approved its program partners for the 2016-2018 funding cycle in the key focus ares of education, income, health and basic needs.

 

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September 19, 2018: Cradle to Career September Announcements - CAN recruitment and Julie Block Named ED

Cradle to Career is recruiting for Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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September 18, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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September 16, 2018: Agreement with Minnesota Department of Human RIghts

RPS, ISD 535, entered into collaboration agreement with MDHR.

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July 30, 2018: Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights)

July 18, 2018 Commissioner Lindsey of the MN Department of Human Rights Forum with Rochester Community.

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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June 19, 2018: 2018 RPS Discipline Data Update - Information

At the 6/19/2018 school board meeting, the following discipline data was presented.

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June 18, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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June 01, 2018: Rochester Area Family Y 2018 Summer Program

The YMCA has 250 free summer memberships to give to teens in need this year. 

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May 24, 2018: Host Families for UMR Global Connections Community

  UMR is looking for Culture Host Families to build a Global Connections Community.

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