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Community Investment Process

Community Investment

Each year, United Way of Mahaska County invests donor dollars in partner agencies through the Community Investment Process. This process is designed to provide funding for specific programs delivered by nonprofit partners that can demonstrate measurable results and impact in the areas of income, health and education. 

During the process, investment teams oversee the delegation of funds. These teams are comprised of community volunteers who represent a variety of expertise and backgrounds. Programs are evaluated annually by the appropriate team, who in turn provide recommendations on levels of investment.

Get Involved
Anyone interested in volunteering on a Community Investment Team should contact United Way at 641-673-6043.  

2016 Community Investment Teams

Education and Health

Jen Olson | Team Leader
Cargill Eddyville

Jeff Beuthein
Clow Valve Company

Michelle Mulfinger
Eddyville Elementary School

Val Tews

Larry Anderson
MidWestOne Bank

Joe Ryan

Brandon Kain
Edward Jones

Income Team

Austin Schmidt | Team Leader
Musco Lighting

Kerra Strong
William Penn University

Dylan Mulfinger
City of Oskaloosa

Andrew Jensen
Mahaska County Development Group

Steve Burnett
Mahaska Communications Group

Brad Schlessleman
Musco Lighting

Jennifer Snyder
MidAmerican Electric