Apply for United Way Funding

PRE-QUALIFICATION PHASE OPEN MAY 1 – May 28 IN THE AREAS OF BASIC NEEDS AND ECONOMIC MOBILITY

GRANT CYCLE INFORMATION:

Please click on the links below to make sure your organization is eligible to receive funding in this grant cycle:

2022 Community Impact Agency Timeline – Click here for a timeline showing the process for agencies at a glance.

Pre-Qualification Checklist – Click here for a comprehensive list of items that will be requested for upload during the prequalification phase (May 1st – 28th).  If you do not meet any of the requirements your program cannot be considered for funding in this cycle.

Basic Needs Metrics –Click here for a list of common goals, outcomes, and key performance indicators your organization must have the ability to track in order to apply for Basic Needs funding.

Economic Mobility Metrics – Click here for a list of common goals, outcomes, and key performance indicators your organization must have the ability to track in order to apply for Economic Mobility funding.

PRE-QUALIFICATION PHASE: MAY 1 – MAY 28

Organizations will have from May 1st until May 28th to complete the online prequalification phase.  All applicants must view the pre-recorded pre-qualification training video, which has been posted below, beginning on May 1, 2021.  The training will provide an overview of United Way’s Community Impact process, go into detail about the various components required for upload, and show how to navigate the CommunityForce software that is used for the process.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

CommunityForce walk-through guide – Click link for a detailed step-by-step guide on how to access all of the features needed to submit the pre-qualification portion of your application.

Sample Grantee Memorandum Of Agreement (GMOA) – If you are provided funding, we are entering into a partnership and all strong partnerships are based on a clear understanding of expectations.  That is why we provide a sample GMOA for you to share with your Board of Directors.

Access to the Online software  https://uwlowcountrygrants.communityforce.com/

After you have watched the pre-recorded training, there are two live work sessions available where you can ask any follow-up questions that you might have in reference to any of the documents required for upload or for questions about navigating the online software.  (Please note, in order to attend one of the work sessions you must have already watched the pre-recorded training video and have already begun the online prequalification process.)  You are able to attend one or both of the following work sessions on the dates and times listed below:

Live Work Session 1 – May 12:  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Live Work Session 2 – May 24:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Click on the following link to RSVP.  Please make sure to put the name of the agency you are representing next to your name when you are filling in the doodle poll information:  https://doodle.com/poll/d9m638pphveq8ptq?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link