CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY DEFINED
Volunteers serving on the Grant Committee enter into a special relationship with the United Way and agencies funded by or requesting support from the United Way. This relationship requires protection against possible conflicts of interest, or appearance of conflict of interest. To ensure grants which are fair, responsible and free of personal bias, and which reflect the leadership role that donors have assigned to the United Way, the following define conflict of interest for volunteers serving with Community Impact.
* Volunteers serving on the board(s) of currently funded agencies may not serve on the grant committee reviewing that agency(s)/program.
* Volunteers serving on the board(s) of agencies, which are being considered for United Way support, may not serve on the committee reviewing the agency/program.
* Volunteers serving on the board(s) of agencies, which receive or are being considered for United Way support, must disqualify themselves from making recommendations and voting on issues that affect that agency directly. Issues such as grant recommendations for all agencies and matters of general interest to many agencies, shall not be deemed to directly affect an individual agency.
* Employees of United Way funded agencies and those agencies receiving ongoing financial support may not serve on the Community Impact Committee or any of its sub-committees.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT