The Board of Directors has established these guidelines:
- United Way money allocated to agencies shall be used to benefit the residents of Blackford County. Each agency is expected to support local businesses.
- Each agency must maintain tight fiscal policies and maintain good books of account. These books must be opened yearly to the United Way.
- The Blackford United Way believes in prudent fiscal control of expenses. The Board of Directors is a volunteer Board.
- All agencies must deliver services without discrimination by race, sex, age, religious affiliation, or handicap.