Research and Reports

2015-2016 Annual Report to the Community

Together, over the past year, we have been pursuing lasting social change on the most difficult challenges we face as a community: poverty, poor health, and lagging educational achievement. This report highlights some of that work.

2015 Results Report of the Promise Partnership Regional Council

The members of the Promise Partnership Regional Council wrote this report to highlight how we are aligning resources to achieve results for Utah’s children.

2015 Harvard Business School Report The Promise of Collective Impact

Over a year in the making, the report makes a powerful case for why U.S. businesses should direct their time, talent, and financial resources toward Collective Impact partnerships, and it highlights in detail one example of Collective Impact in action: the partnership that is supported – or “backboned” – by UWSL.

2014 - 2015 Annual Report to the Community

See how we worked to Change the Odds for children and families in our community this past year.

2013 - 2014 Annual Report to the Community

See what United Way of Salt Lake was able to accomplish this past year.

High Quality Preschool Closes the Achievement Gap

(2011) High quality preschool closes the achievement gap and reduces special education costs for at-risk children. Evidence from the High Quality Title 1 Preschool Program in the Granite School District in Utah.

Research and Reports Archives

United Way of Salt Lake frequently completes research projects relating to important community issues. To see a list of our last reports, visit our archives.