Below you will find a list of helpful tools, links and downloads that will assist in your workplace campaigns.


Canvassing Resources

Receipts & Licenses

Educational Resources

Thank You Volunteers

Special Event Resources

Leadership Resources

Campaign Materials

Volunteer Resources


Volunteer Resources

Employee Campaign Volunteer Guide

The Employee Campaign Volunteer (ECV) Guide details the essential steps to running a workplace campaign. Give it a read, it can save you a lot of time!

DOWNLOAD ECV GUIDE

Sample Communications

Communicating is key to the success of any workplace campaign. To assist with your communication strategies, we have developed a series of sample templates that can be adapted to your workplace.

DOWNLOAD SAMPLE COMMUNICATIONS


FAQs

A list of some of the most frequently asked questions during a workplace campaign.

DOWNLOAD FAQS

Sample Campaign Timeline

A handy checklist for those planning a campaign.

DOWNLOAD TIMELINE


Register for Volunteer Training

If you are a new volunteer to your United Way committee, attending a training session will give you all the knowledge and the tools to set you up for a successful campaign. Returning employee campaign volunteers will get a great refresher, in addition to finding out what’s new this year.

Register Today

  • Thursday, August 18 (1:00 - 4:00pm)
  • Tuesday, August 30 (9:00am - noon)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 20 (1:00 - 4:00pm)

Canvassing Resources

Generic Pledge Form

Most workplace campaigns will use the Generic Pledge Form but if you would like Personalized Pledge Forms please download the Personalized Pledge Form Request below and return it to your United Way representative instead.

DOWNLOAD PAYROLL FORM

DOWNLOAD NON-PAYROLL FORM

Personalized Pledge Form Request

Complete this form to have Personalized Pledge Forms created for your workplace campaign. Please send completed forms to your United Way representative.

DOWNLOAD REQUEST FORM


Ambassador Guide

This Guide is a comprehensive booklet that will provide you with information on how to effectively serve as an ambassador for your campaign and canvass in your workplace.

DOWNLOAD GUIDE


UnitedWay@work Set Up Form

Is your organization using UnitedWay@work, United Way's online donation tool in your campaign? Complete this form to support and promote your UnitedWay@work campaign.

DOWNLOAD REQUEST FORM

UnitedWay@work Custom Canvass Sheet

Is your organization using UnitedWay@work, United Way's online donation tool in your campaign? Customize this document to support and promote your UnitedWay@work campaign.

DOWNLOAD CUSTOM CANVASS SHEET


UnitedWay@work Email Content

This appendix contains United Way recommended e-mails you may adapt for your campaign.

DOWNLOAD EMAIL CONTENT


Educational Resources

United Way Brochure

Use this document to get an overview of the difference United Way makes and the areas our work focuses on.

DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

Impact Report

This impact report outlines 5 strategies and targets to move beyond managing the symptoms of poverty and closer to eliminating it.

DOWNLOAD SCORECARD


Community Impact Speakers

Hear from community impact specialists, field professionals and people whose lives have been positively impacted by United Way. Contact your campaign manager to book a live speaker for your workplace!

VISIT SPEAKERS PAGE


Annual Reports & Financials

Download a copy of our annual report to the community, complete with financials.

VIEW ANNUAL REPORTS & FINANCIALS

Community Investment Report

Download a copy of our 2015 report on impact in the Alberta Capital Region.

COMMUNITY INVESTMENT 2015


List of United Way Funded Programs

A list of the Agencies, Partnerships & Services of United Way in our capital region.

DOWNLOAD LIST


Campaign Materials

Posters (Large File)

Use our posters in your office to bring awareness to your United Way Workplace Campaign.

DOWNLOAD POSTERS

United Way Logo

Use our logo on materials you produce to identify them with your workplace campaign. Included in this set are print quality logos and logos for online or presentation use.

DOWNLOAD LOGO SET


Clip Sheets

Clip Sheets are helpful visual aids in showcasing the amount of change that can be made through many different donation amounts. Ranging from $2 a pay period to a $2,600 total gift, each clip sheet can be used to drive home the message that change is possible at any level of giving.

DOWNLOAD PAY PERIOD CLIP SHEETS

DOWNLOAD TOTAL CLIP SHEETS



Materials Loaned Out Form

Use this form to request materials to be loaned to you for your campaign or special event.

ORDER MATERIALS

Material Request Order Form

Order materials to promote the visibility of your campaign or special event here!

ORDER MATERIALS


Special Event Resources

Event Planner

Use this Special Event Planner to get a better idea of the costs and resources you will need for your event. Keeping everything organized is the first step to a successful event.

DOWNLOAD EVENT PLANNER

Workplace Event Ideas

Need some ideas? Browse this exhaustive list of other workplace events for some much needed inspiration.

DOWNLOAD EVENT EXAMPLES



Leaders of the Way Resources

Leadership Roster

All donors of $1200 or more are recognized in United Way's annual Leadership Roster online. Click here for more information

VIEW LEADERSHIP ROSTER

Leadership Campaign Timeline

Use this sample timeline to assist in running a successful Leaders of the Way Campaign in your workplace.

DOWNLOAD TIMELINE


Leaders of the Way Coordinator Guide

A detailed guide to assist in the planning and execution of a successful Leaders of the Way campaign.

DOWNLOAD GUIDE

Gift of Securities Information

A one page document with additional information about making a gift of Stocks and Securities.

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT


Receipts & Licences

GAMING LICENCE APPLICATION


Tax Receipting Guide

This document provides examples of Special Event gifts and charitable donations that do and do not qualify for tax receipts.

DOWNLOAD EXAMPLES


Form 1: Special Event Tax Receipt Request

Please use this form when receipt(s) are required for special events held in support of your employee campaign.

DOWNLOAD FORM

Form 2: Gift in Kind Tax Receipt Request

Please use this form when receipt(s) are required for an item donated to your employee campaign.

DOWNLOAD


Thank Your Volunteers

Certificate of Appreciation Template

Want to thank your volunteers? Use this template to create a certificate of appreciation!

DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE

Certificate of Appreciation Request

Would you like us to create certificates to thank your committee? Use this online form and we will e-mail you the certificates in 2-3 days.


Request a Thank-You Poster

E-mail us at campaignsupport@myunitedway.ca for a customized thank you poster.

VIEW A SAMPLE POSTER

Spirit Award Nominations

If you know of someone on your United Way Workplace Campaign Committee who is deserving of a Spirit Award, use this online form to nominate them. Spirit Award descriptions are also available here.

NOMINATE SOMEONE