UWDE’s Vision

Our mission is to maximize the community’s resources to improve the quality of life for all.

By focusing on the three key areas of Grade Level Reading, College and Career Success and Financial Empowerment — the building blocks of a good life — we help individuals and families realize their greatest human potential.

Charles Stewart Mott Vision

  • Envisions a world in which each individual’s quality of life is connected to the well-being of the community, both locally and globally
  • Ensures the availability and expansion of quality afterschool and summer learning opportunities
  • Recognizes that the time before and after school and over the summer provide children and youth with critical opportunities to learn and succeed
  • Focuses on taking quality afterschool programs to scale through two main objectives
    • Policy and Partnerships
    • Quality and Innovation
  • Core funder providing capacity building grants