Our Strategic Plan

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Harnessing the power of education to create change

Harnessing the power of education to create change

Education is a powerful agent of change. It improves health, livelihoods, contributes to social stability and drives long-term economic growth. By bringing together all who can make a difference, we seek to influence change in those systems that are not working for our most vulnerable.

We stand firm in our belief that a child’s chance of success should not be limited to their postcode. United Way Australia is helping young people in Australia break the cycle of disadvantage through early childhood development, early literacy, and youth mentoring.

Over five years we will help 40,000 children and young people in Australia to read, learn and succeed.

Our strategic priorities

United Way Australia empowers children and young people through flagship early childhood and youth employment initiatives. We work to develop new approaches including our innovative business park model and collective impact work. We’re committed to continuing to evolve our model to ensure we’re effectively challenging the status quo, tackling complex social issues and strengthening communities.

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Expand our impact

Working alongside community to help 40,000 children and young people.

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Unite communities

As social innovators, improve our collaborative approaches to empower local communities.

Advocate for systems change

Share our learnings and see sustainable change in the ecosystem surrounding our children.

Grow and inspire our supporters

Grow our partner base to allow us to scale up our work.

Join us in making a difference!

Your donation will play a vital role in expanding our impact and inspiring the next generation. By contributing, you provide the precious gift of reading to children, enabling them to explore new worlds, enhance their knowledge, and nurture a lifelong love for learning.

Help us shape a brighter future by donating now and empowering young minds through the power of books. Together, we can make a lasting impact on generations to come.

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