Anti-Racism & Ethnic Discrimination and Diversity Equity & Inclusion Statements

The best Grove City is a UNITED Grove City!  We know that in order to truly be our best, we must ensure that each individual in our community has equal access, opportunity, and encouragement to receive resources when they are in need, as well as to give of their talents, perspective, and resources when they are so compelled.  The Grove City Area United Way is committed to establishing practices to not only ensure equity, but also, to break down the many barriers to equity that we know exist.


We recognize structural racism/ethnic discrimination and other forms of oppression have contributed to persistent disparities which the Grove City Area United Way seeks to dismantle.
We understand that these disparities have existed in the past and persist into the present.
We acknowledge that these inequities are the result of policies and practices that work to marginalize entire populations of people.
We unequivocally denounce racism/ethnic discrimination because it undermines the well-being and vitality of the Grove City community.
The Grove City Area United Way strives to engage community members, especially those whose voices have traditionally been marginalized.
We work with residents and public and private partners to co-create solutions that ensure everyone has the resources, supports, opportunities and networks they need to thrive.
We commit to leveraging all of our assets (convening, strategic investments, awareness building, advocacy) to create a more equitable Grove City.


We take the broadest possible view of diversity.
We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.
We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.
We believe that each Grove City Area United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.
We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.
We commit to using these practices for our organization and the Grove City community.

Join us in embracing diversity, equity and inclusion for every person in the Grove City community.