The Donor Choice program is an elite collective of nonprofit agencies who impact change in our community and are eligible to receive workplace giving campaign funding as organized by Aloha United Way.
As an Aloha United Way partner agency and member of Donor Choice, you’ll have access to exclusive funding opportunities and volunteers. Your agency will receive greater public awareness and marketing opportunities, as well as access to new donors and clients. Learning and development opportunities mean you’ll never stop growing. So, if you’ve never applied to become an AUW nonprofit partner, consider this your invitation. Partners receive more funding, support, and opportunities to fulfill their mission.
The Donor Choice application is open NOW to eligible nonprofits. If your organization is new to Donor Choice, check out the numerous benefits our partners enjoy:

Exclusive funding

  • Workplace Giving Campaigns help raise millions of dollars in unrestricted funds. AUW works with more than 1,400 workplaces to generate sustainable, long-term support by facilitating payroll deductions, individual, and corporate gifts. 
  • The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) grants access to hundreds of thousands of federal employees who donate millions of dollars annually. AUW nonprofit partners have access to those funds and receive a special 5-digit donation code. 
  • Apply for grants in AUW impact areas
  • ALICESafety NetCommunity Care Fund
  • Connection to AUW affinity groups: Society of Young LeadersTocqueville SocietyWomen United
  • Receive donations from online giving platforms 
Partner agencies receive 100% of every donation made to their organization through Aloha United Way. No administrative or processing fees are ever taken. 

Exposure & marketing 

  • Visible to more than 1,400 workplaces via printed and online materials
  • Featured on AUW social media channels
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Participate in community events
  • Share your impact story online at and in-person

Volunteers & advocates

  • Access volunteers, including large corporate groups 
  • Promote events
  • Participate in the annual holiday wish list program
  • Generate in-kind donations

Learn, network and develop

  • Attend networking events and make new connections
  • Access free workshops, seminars, other learning opportunities
  • Participate in AUW capacity-building series
  • Particpate in collective impact convenings specific to your area of expertise and collaborate for greater impact

How to apply to become a nonprofit partner agency

Becoming a partner agency has never been easier or more rewarding. Our 2023 application is new and more user-friendly. Nonprofit organizations of all sizes and compositions are welcome and encouraged to apply. See if your agency is eligible, and begin the application process today.