United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region (UWDOR) issues this Request for Proposal as a part of its commitment to improving the education of its neighbors facing poverty and limited resources. UWDOR targets its education investment through strategies that aim to improve the academic achievement of the community’s youth and workforce development opportunities for adults. The goal is to maximize educational outcomes for children and adults living in Dutchess and Orange counties so that they can forge a path toward lifelong learning and success.
In partnership with the community, United Way utilizes a cohesive strategy to address the needs of children, families and individuals with limited income in Dutchess and Orange counties. This RFP is designed to establish a foundation for the educational success of local students through furthering literacy and out-of-school learning opportunities and adults seeking workforce development opportunities, and, in some cases, may involve innovative initiatives that have the potential to be expanded upon with future funding. UWDOR is seeking to support partners who share their commitment to the following:
For goals and outcomes, see https://www.uwdor.org/sites/uwdor.org/files/Education%202023-2024.pdf#page=2.