Funding Streams

Long Term Priority Fund

Innovation Fund

Neighbourhood Fund

Reaching Home Fund

United Way Peterborough Supported Initiatives

This United Way Peterborough investment stream is used to stabilize agencies that align to the community priorities and outcomes identified by United Way. Agencies receive funding for up to 5 years and are expected to meet the highest standards in organizational accountability. Close to 75% of our community fund is used to support long-term investment.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
Canadian Mental Health Association
Community Care Peterborough
Community Counselling & Resource Centre
Community Living Trent Highlands
Elizabeth Fry Society Peterborough
Food For Kids – Peterborough Public Health
John Howard Society of Peterborough
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre
TRACKS Youth Program
New Canadians Centre
211 Ontario
Peterborough Reintegration Services
Peterborough Child & Family Centres
Peterborough Youth Services
Trent Valley Literacy Association
YES Shelter for Youth & Families
YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

In 2018, United Peterborough & District provided $75,000 towards two projects:

Homeward Bound
Host Homes – A Way Home Peterborough

Click here for the 2018 Press Release.

2018 Recipients:

Sacred Fire
Warming Room – One City
Neighbours Fighting Poverty
McDonnell Street Neighbours
Wild Eats
The River Magazine
Carol’s Place
Men Supporting Men
Youth Advisory Committee (PYS)
Summer Street Festival
Creating Space
Peterborough Precarious Employment Research Initiatives

Click here for more details about the 2018 recipients.

YES Shelter for Youth & Families
iCountPtbo – Homelessness Enumeration

Backpacks for Kids
Coats for Kids & Adults Too
Training & Consulting Services
Housing is Fundamental
Age Friendly Peterborough
Basic Income: The Time Has Come
Day of Caring
Tampon Tuesday
Seeing is Believing Tours
Labour Community Advocate Training

What's New

Fleming Students Showcase Creative Ideas To Raise Awareness about Homelessness


Jim Russell CEO of the United Way of Peterborough and District joined students and faculty from Fleming College to showcase the work of students in the Graphic Design and Visual Communications Program. This was the second year that a class from the program has worked with the United Way to develop marketing and communications concepts,…

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Board Membership Opportunity


We are currently looking to fill two positions on our Board of Directors team, each for a 3-year term with potential to renew for a 2nd term. While we encourage anyone to apply, we are particularly looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds and life experiences. As a board member you will have the opportunity to:…

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