Community Builder Sponsorship

Our Community Builder Sponsors underwrite our annual campaign and provide the financial support to cover the cost of events, temporary staff, advertisements, and campaign collateral. These meaningful sponsorships help ensure that 100% of donations to United Way’s Community Impact Fund go towards furthering our mission of improving financial stability for every person in our community.

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Why become a Community Builder Sponsor?

Join a community-wide effort to invest in critical services across Whatcom County!

Being a sponsor makes good business sense. Organizations that give back to the communities they serve build trust among prospect consumers and respect among employees. By sponsoring United Way of Whatcom County, you aren’t just supporting one nonprofit, you’re supporting a collaborative network of over 20 local nonprofit organizations working to help our most vulnerable friends and neighbors get back on their feet.

Your brand matters. Build a brand based on philanthropy and we all win!

Sponsorship Benefits

  • Lead the charge in changing lives in Whatcom County!
  • Increase your brand exposure and reputation with affiliation to United Way, an internationally recognized and trusted organization.
  • Have your logo featured on our United Way T-shirts and other merch.
  • Create a culture of giving back and boost morale in your organizations. Companies that give back to their communities often have higher employee satisfaction and consumer buy-in.
  • Take pride in knowing your company is helping address our community’s most pressing needs. When you give to United Way, you help to strengthen our whole community by ending cycles of poverty and providing a path for our struggling friends and neighbors from struggle to stability.

Sponsorship benefits vary depending on sponsorship level. For more information about becoming a Community Builder Sponsor, please contact us at

What is Corporate Social Responsibility?

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the idea that companies aren’t just responsible for their own bottom line and their shareholders, but that they are obligated to give back in a way that benefits the community around them. In an age of increased economic hardship, climate change, glaring health care disparities, and other pressing issues happening both locally and across the globe, it’s important to both employees and customers that the companies they work for and do business with are giving back in meaningful ways. 

By partnering with United Way, you are aligning yourself with a trusted and vetted local organization that is deeply invested in the work of creating a better Whatcom County for all. As a convener of community giving, our team uses the latest data to zero in on the biggest challenges facing our friends and neighbors and invest donations where they will be best utilized.

We know that there are many barriers that keep those who are struggling from achieving financial stability. Instead of investing dollars in one area, United Way mobilizes the power of community by sending out donations to over 20 local nonprofit organizations at once! Each and every organization undergoes a rigorous vetting process, so you can trust that donations are being put to good use!

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Sponsorship Giving Levels

$20,000 Hero Level Sponsorship

$15,000 Champion Level Sponsorship

$10,000 Game Changer Level Sponsorship

$5,000 Difference Maker Level Sponsorship

$2,500 Leader Level Sponsorship


We appreciate our corporate sponsors so much. Thank you for your support, trust, and partnership. United, we are changing lives in Whatcom County.


PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center


Samson Rope Technologies

bp Cherry Point Refinery


Peoples Bank

PowerTek Electric

PSE Foundation


Industrial Credit Union

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery