In addition to internal research, Trident United Way reviews and utilizes research from prominent local and national organizations in our efforts towards community improvements.
The Duke Endowment
The Duke Endowment strengthens communities in North Carolina and South Carolina by nurturing children, promoting health, educating minds and enriching spirits.
Click here to access The Duke Endowment.
Mirror, Mirror 2021: Reflecting Poorly
Health Care in the U.S. Compared to Other High-Income Countries
Click here to access The Commonwealth Fund report.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Since inception, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been driven by a continuous cycle of research, evaluation and learning.
Click here to access RWJF research, evaluation and learning.
Doing Well By Doing Good
Employee volunteer programs boost engagement and retention while serving the broader community.
Click here to access the study from SHRM.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
For over 20 years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been committed to tackling the greatest inequities in our world.
Click here to access research and programs from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Building a Brighter Future for Children, Families and Communities
Click here to access publications from The Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Lastinger Center University of Florida
The University of Florida Lastinger Center is an education innovation hub that blends cutting-edge academic research and practice to transform education.
Click here to access Strategic Initiatives.
Community Involvement Study
The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s Community Involvement Study 2019 explores how companies are investing in communities and how these efforts connect to their business.
Click here to access the executive summary of the 2019 report.
The Volunteer Perspective
Industry Insights 2019
Click here to access the study from Sterling Volunteer.
4 Steps to Demonstrate Corporate Social Responsibility
As a business owner, it is important to understand your business’s role in greater society, and how your business can help the greater good. Corporate social responsibility helps businesses establish set areas of focus.
Click here to access the report from Indeed.
How Healthy is Your Community?
The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.
Click here to access the 2020 County Health Rankings.
Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world.
Click here to access the Pew Research Center.
Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina 2020
The Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina is a measure of income adequacy that is based on the costs of basic needs for working families: housing, child care, food, health care, transportation, and miscellaneous items, as well as the cost of taxes and the impact of tax credits.
Click here to access the 2020 Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina
U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation's leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.
Click here to access the US Census Bureau
South Carolina Department of Education
Information and resources provided by the state's department of education and employment.
Click here to access the South Carolina Department of Education
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. Manages the Medicare, Medicaid and Health Insurance Marketplace programs.
Click here to access the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services