WUCMAA was established in 1986 as a Not-For-Profit 501 (c)(3). 


Our Vision

To be a strong, unified driver for community development in underserved populations.

Our Mission

We provide ethnic non-profit organizations with capacity building, financial resources, and advocacy services.


We are an ethnic non-profit coalition that builds capacity and advocates for the advancement of underserved communities.



Enhance local ethnic non-profit organizations by providing guidance, support, and assistance in the following areas:

  • Funding - Assist in identifying and obtaining new funding sources through adopting one or more methods utilizing either professional grant writers or the resources of WUCMAA or resources of partner organizations.

  • Shared Resources - Assist local needs by identifying, sharing, and providing access to resources needed to effectively run a mutual assistance association and provide program and services to clients.

  • Networking - Provide opportunities and promote networking among the members of WUCMAA and the larger community.

  • Advocacy - Actively engage in opportunities to educate and solicit support from key individuals and organizations to enhance the opportunities available to the refugees, former refugees and their families to gain self-sufficiency.

  • Training - Provide opportunities for members of the WUCMMA organization and local organizations to participate in professional development and leadership training.