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Apply for Funding

The United Way is committed to strengthening our communities through education and poverty reduction. 

All of our community investments will focus on supporting this mission.

United Way Funding Criteria 


Deadline - March 1, 2024

In order to  receive United Way funding, agencies must meet the following criteria:

  • Support the United Way mission and vision.

  • Be a registered charity.

  • Provide community services with an emphasis on creating pathways out of poverty.

  • Not exclude persons from participating in agency programming or operations by virtue of ethnicity, religion, age, ability, sexual orientation, or gender (agency must have an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion policy that includes staff and clients).

  • Demonstrate the need for the program or services.

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively offer programs or services.

  • Provide a detailed program budget to demonstrate the need for United Way funding.

United Way does not fund:

  • Non-registered charities

  • Hospitals

  • For-profit organizations

  • Political parties

  • Religious activities

  • Capital expenses

  • Individuals

  • Deficit funding

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