Allocations

Allocations

Citizen Review Panel Responsibilities

The Citizen Review Panel process involves the recruitment of local citizens to aid the United Way in the review and allocations of funds to funded agencies.  The process involves reviewing the agencies programs and services as well as their financial requirements. This review includes site visits, programs and services, and submitted documentation.  Citizen Review Panels bring forward their recommendations to the Community Investment Team and the UW Board of Directors.

Panel Members are asked to:

  • Review and become familiar with the documentation provided for the process
  • Represent the United Way
  • Review grant applications
  • Participate in the agency visit(s)  – usually 2 agencies with key agency personnel
  • Provide input and work with fellow panel members in preparing the Recommendation Report to the Community Investment Team and the United Board of Directors
  • Complete the CRP Evaluation Questionnaire

Estimated Time Commitment = 12 hours

Panel Leaders are asked to:

  • Review all documentation that is provided for the process with their team prior to site visits
  • Facilitate the schedule with input from panel members and agency representatives for panel meetings and site visit(s) with agencies and organizations
  • Be responsible for conducting the site visit(s) –usually 2 agencies, with key agency personnel
  • Prepare CRP team reports with input from team members, submit with signatures to the United Way office
  •    Present team recommendations to the Community Investment Team and UW Board of Directors
  •   Complete the CRP Evaluation Questionnaire

Estimated Time Commitment = 20 hours

Citizen Review Panel Members 2016

Panel Members

Shantal Ingram

Lisa Grozelle

Jennifer Bell

Chantal Ellingwood

Colin Matthews

Emily Beall

Panel Leaders

Donna Villemaire

Rachel Hartwell

Barb Truax

Sarah Hill

Lynne Downey

Christine Paradoski