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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the mission of the Greater Philadelphia Corporate Volunteer Council (GPCVC)?

The mission of the GPCVC is to increase the collective Impact of employee volunteer engagement in the region by fostering greater collaboration within and across the business and nonprofit communities.

Who can be part of the GPCVC?

General membership in the GPCVC is open to any business that operates or has offices located in the Greater Philadelphia Area and either supports an existing employee volunteer program or is considering the development of one. The GPCVC is only open to companies and for-profit businesses. Nonprofits can find additional resources through United Way.

How is the GPCVC structured?

The GPCVC was formed by United Way in 2011 and is led by a Steering Committee that meets quarterly and composed of officers and corporate representatives with established employee volunteer engagement programs, as well as appointed members from federal, state, and local civic engagement agencies.

What does it mean to be a part of the GPCVC?

Throughout the year, GPCVC members will be invited to attend networking events, seminars and roundtable events. Each member company will designate a minimum of one representative to attend the Annual General Membership Meeting each fall. How can I learn more?

For more detailed information, contact Chris Major at cmajor@uwgpsnj.org or 215-665-2464.