Affiliated Agencies

Capital Area United Way establishes Affiliate relationships with agencies who will be active partners with us in working cooperatively, achieving, measuring and publicizing results, mobilizing the community and engaging in creative and strategic planning.  Affiliates have the opportunity to seek grant funding for programs that support the United Way Strategic Plan. 


Affiliates meet the following broad criteria:

  •  Designated as a 501(c)3 agency or one operating under governmental mandate

  • Governed by a representative volunteer board of directors

  • Maintain a current License to Solicit in the State of Michigan

  • Submit a current IRS Form 990, 990 EZ or Pro Forma 990

  • Have an administrative rate of 35% or lower


The Capital Area United Way Board has approved the following agencies as Affiliates July 2016 - June 2018..


Adult Handicap Program

Advent House Ministries

Allen Neighborhood Center

All-of-Us Express Children’s Theatre

Anishinaabegamig Cultural Center

Antioch Cares Community Development Corporation

Adaptive Social Program Providing Instruction, Recreation & Enrichment (ASPPIRE) of Mid-Michigan

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Michigan Chapter

Big Brothers Big Sisters - Michigan Capital Region

Boys and Girls Club of Lansing

Capital Area Humane Society

Capital Area Literacy Coalition

Care Free Medical

Caring About Kids

CASA - The Voice for Clinton County's Children

CASA for Kids/ Barry and Eaton Counties

Child and Family Charities (formerly Child and Family Services – Capital Area)

Child and Family Services of Michigan

Chosen Vision

Communities In Schools in Michigan

Cristo Rey Community Center

Crosswalk Teen Center

Disability Network Capital Area (formerly Capital Area Center for Independent Living)

Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center (ECFC)

Eaton Community Palliative Care (formerly Eaton Community Hospice)

Educational Child Care Center (EC3)

Elder Law of Michigan

Ele’s Place

End Violent Encounters (EVE)

Expectant Parents Organization

For Better Independence Assistance Dogs

Habitat for Humanity Capital Region (formerly Habitat for Humanity Lansing)

Habitat for Humanity of Clinton County

Haven House


Hospice of Lansing

Housing Services Mid-Michigan

Impression 5 Science Center

Information Technology Empowerment Center (ITEC)

Lansing Area AIDS Network

Lansing Old Newsboys Association

Lansing Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

Lansing Symphony Association

Legal Services of South Central Michigan

Mid-Michigan Recovery Services (formerly National Council on Alcoholism Lansing Regional Area)

Mobile Meals of Charlotte

MSU Extension, Clinton County

MSU Safe Place

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Lansing

Northwest Lansing Healthy Communities Initiative


Reach Studio Art Center

Refugee Development Center

Resolution Services Center of Central Michigan

Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan

SafeCenter (Formerly RAVE – Relief After Violent Encounters)

Shared Pregnancy Women’s Center

SIREN/Eaton Shelter

Small Talk Children's Assessment Center

Sparrow Health System

Spartan Child Development Center

Special Olympics Michigan Area 8 Ingham and Eaton Counties

St. Vincent Catholic Charities

The Davis Project for Mid-Michigan Children

The Salvation Army-Capital Area

The Turning Point of Lansing

The Voice-Hearers

United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan

Volunteers of America Michigan

Woldumar Nature Association

Women’s Center of Greater Lansing

YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing

Youth Enrichment Services Center (YES Center)