United Way is engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide. As the largest privately-funded nonprofit in the world, United Way creates solutions that build stronger communities. United Ways are improving education, strengthening financial stability and making communities healthier. But they don’t do it alone. Nearly 2.6 million volunteers and 9.6 million donors are engaged with United Ways across the world to advance community-based and community-led solutions.
In 2017, United Way Worldwide’s (UWW) Innovation Team worked with a group of eight United Ways to pioneer and test crowdsourcing to engage individuals digitally in a new and innovative way (especially Millennials) using IdeaScale.
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- Implemented multiple email communications strategies
- Utilized crowdsourcing to connect with millennials
- Gathered feedback about the crowdsourcing initiative