FY20 Community Impact Grants

FY20 Community impact grant award RECIPIENTS


Out of School Time Collaborative
Early Childhood Advisory Committee
Breaking Barriers Making Connections
Outstanding Education Achievement Award
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Healthy Smiles in Motion
Healthy Futures Collaborative
Financial Education Program of Washington County
Micah’s Back Pack
REACH Cold Weather Shelter
Reach Crisis Intervention Program
Your Home Your Future
Finally Food Secure


Nonprofit agencies that make up the above collaboratives:

Boys & Girls Club
Girls Inc. 
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Together With Families
Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Family Healthcare of Hagerstown
Reach of Washignton County
Washington County Community Action Council
Lasting Change / W House
HHA / Hagerstown Revitalization Corporation
Horizon Goodwill
Interfaith Services Coalition
Hagerstown Area Religious Council



United Way of Washington County will be accepting grant applications from agencies who were approved after submitting a Letter of Intent. FY21 Community Impact funding is focused strictly on Financial Stability and Basic Needs. Grants have transitioned to multi years with the exception of Basic Needs, which remains at one year.

Local health and human service agencies are encouraged to submit applications which feature programs developed in partnership with other organizations. A lead agency must be identified that would be responsible for submitting collaborative financial and program reports and be financially responsible for the program.


Click here to access LETTER OF INTENT. Submissions must be received no later than 10:00 AM on TBD. There will be no exceptions to this due date for submitting a Letter of Intent.

FY20 Application - DUe TBD

Click here to access the FY20 application. Submissions must be received no later than 10:00 AM on Friday, January 11th. There will be no exceptions to this due date for submitting your FY20 application.  

Questions regarding this year’s application process can be directed by email to Courte van voorhees, Director of Community Impact or call 301-739-8200 x 103. 

Problem with the link for FY20 CI Grant Application? Copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://app.smarterselect.com/programs/53886-United-Way-Of-Washington-County-Md

FY21 Community Impact Grant - Calendar of Events (to be updated)

October 24, 2018 - Letter of Intent Released
November 16, 2018 - Letter of Intent Due by 10:00 a.m.
December 3, 2018 - Request for Proposal (RFP) Released
December 4, 2018 - Mandatory Pre-proposal Training at 8:30 a.m.**
December 6, 2018 - Mandatory Pre-proposal Training at 2:30 p.m.**
January 11, 2019 - Grant Applications Due by 10:00 a.m.*
January - June 2019 - Community Impact Grant Review Process
March 14, 2019 - Applicant Presentation (Times to be determined at a later date)
June 2019 - Grant Awards Announced
July 24, 2019 - Grantee Award Reception

*NOTE: No exceptions will be made. Any application received after 10:00 a.m. on January 11, 2019 will not be considered in this funding cycle.

**NOTE: A representative from your organization MUST attend one of these two sessions to be eligible to apply. To access presentation from pre-proposal meeting, click here