Founded in 1887, United Way Worldwide has grown into the largest privately-funded nonprofit in the world. With its headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, it is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 local United Ways in over 40 countries and territories. As of 2023, the organization had about 1,200 employees. United Way Worldwide focuses on education, income, and health—the building blocks of a good quality of life. In 2022, the organization reported $3.7 billion in total revenue, thanks to its global network of supporters.