We invest Community Impact Fund dollars into local nonprofit organizations that strive

to improve the education, health, and financial stability of the greater Yankton community. 


United Way of Greater Yankton welcomes partnerships with local health and human service agencies that meet certain organizational standards and address critical community needs in the community. 

Our investment procedures, funding priorities, and community impact goals reflect current needs and the importance of investing into measurable programming that drive both short term and long term community success.


United Way Community Impact Goals focus on education, financial stability, and health and annually support over 60 local programs to improve outcomes toward these goals.

Below are local 501c3 organizations that are receiving United Way of Greater Yankton Community Impact Funding and are making a positive impact to their clients and our community. For a full list of all programs funded by United Way of Greater Yankton, please see our Annual Community Impact Report.

Community Impact Grant Recipients - 2022


Boys & Girls Club of Yankton 


Habitat for Humanity

Lutheran Social Services - Center for Financial Resources

Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health - Yankton Drug Court

Pathways Shelter for the Homeless 

River City Domestic Violence Center

River City Family Connections


Servant Hearts Clinic 

Southeast CASA 

Yankton Special Olympics

The Center

The Center - Senior Nutrition

Yankton Contact Center


Yankton Food for Thought

Yankton Transit

Connecting Kids Youth Scholarship Recipients - 2022


Sioux Council Boy Scouts

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons

Embe - Girls on the Run 

Embe - Let me Run


Yankton Area Ice Association

Yankton Baseball Association

Art Education Grant Recipients - 2022


Yankton County Historical Society


Yankton Area Arts

United Way Programs & Initiatives - 2022


Big Friend Little Friend

The Clothing Closet

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program

Stuff the Bus

Toys for Kids - Adopt a Family

Holiday Bed Program - Slumberland Yankton

Imagination Library

The Big Red Bookshelf

Delta Dental Mobile Program

United Way Born Learning Trail - Westside Park

Character Playbook