Community Strengthening

United Way of San Luis Obispo County is building capacity to advance the common good: supporting partnerships that pave the way for lasting community change and that strengthen communities by enhancing nonprofit organizations capacity to serve.

2-1-1 SLO County

2-1-1 is an easy to remember three-digit phone number that brings people and services together. It is a non-emergency telephone number that connects individuals and families with information and community resources, available to more than 90% of those living in the United States. Confidential bilingual service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by phone or through the online 2-1-1 Directory.

Funding Opportunities

Through the Community Impact Fund, United Way supports education, income and health programs of charitable organizations that have a current tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service under Section 501(c)(3) and that have held this status for at least three years. Learn more about our multiple opportunities for funding


United Way of San Luis Obispo County has partnered with to provide a one stop resource for volunteer opportunities. The online database links organizations with community members looking to get plugged into service openings across San Luis Obispo County. On VolunteerSLO, local agencies post upcoming volunteer opportunities and events throughout the year making them easily accessible for people to find and serve at as the demand is needed.

Additional Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Learn more about United Way of San Luis Obispo County's Agency Advisory Meetings, download funding report forms, post job opportunities, and other use resources for nonprofit organizations.