Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2009 (Revised September 2012)

United Way

by Allen S. Grossman and Cathy Ross


After United Way CEO Brian Gallagher began shifting the organization's focus from old-school fundraising to community impact, Gallagher and local leaders like Elise Bulk, CEO of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, faced a series of challenges regarding how to best use United Way's resources to address the root causes of social problems.

Keywords: Investment Funds; Business or Company Management; Problems and Challenges; Civil Society or Community; Social Issues; Alignment; Los Angeles;


Grossman, Allen S., and Cathy Ross. "United Way." Harvard Business School Case 310-014, September 2009. (Revised September 2012.)