United Policyholders is funded by foundation grants, donations from individuals and businesses, and book sales. The organization is “not for profit – not for sale.” United Policyholders does not accept funding from insurance companies or insurer trade associations.

Foundation Support

United Policyholders has received past grants from the following entities:



Long Island Community Foundation




Community Foundation of Northern Colorado


2012 Colorado Fire Relief Fund


Long-Term Flood Recovery Group of Boulder County

 Silicon Valley Community Foundation


                  The San Francisco Foundation


San Diego Regional Disaster Fund




Affiliate Support 

Our affiliates are associations and partners that support United Policyholders' mission.


Support from individuals

Every year individuals across the country support UP’s work by making a tax-deductible donation via check or credit card.  Donors can contribute safely online through Network for Good.  Please click here to give today.

Support from organizations/corporations/businesses

Businesses support United Policyholders via donations and employee matching programs, and/or special project funding.  Special projects include underwriting the cost of giving away Roadmap to Recovery tools to loss victims in disaster areas. These tools include the Roadmap to Recovery™ Organizer, the Disaster Recovery Handbook and Household Inventory Guide and the UP Home Inventory flash drive.

Volunteers/In Kind Contributions

United Policyholders has a large national network of volunteers that perform a variety of functions within the organization.   There are currently 150 trained volunteer homeowners in our Disaster Survivor Support Network program, over  100 volunteer lawyers involved in our Amicus Project, and numerous professionals that serve as volunteers for purposes of reviewing and contributing to publications in our Claim Help and Buying Tips libraries.  None of the members of United Policyholders’ Board of Directors receive compensation for their Board service.


Qualified businesses and professionals that offer services to the public relating to insurance claims and/or loss recovery and that have made a sponsorship-level donation to support United Policyholders’ work are identified in a “Find Help” directory. Click here for the directory and related information.