​United Way Community Impact Grant Applications Underway


United Way Community Impact Grant Applications Underway


HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 1, 2019) — United Way of Washington County is now accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) to apply for Community Impact funding from health and human service, 501(C)3 nonprofit organizations serving Washington County residents.  Agencies whose programs align with the Financial Stability and Basic Needs focus areas may apply. Education and Health focus areas are mid-cycle with multi-year grants and are not eligible to apply at this time. The LOI is required to qualify for full application submission.

United Way encourages all local health and human service agencies who are a 501(c)(3) and who feature programs developed in collaboration with other organizations, to apply for Community Impact Grants during the open application period. A lead agency must be identified that would be responsible for submitting collaborative financial and program reports and be financially responsible for the program.

Questions regarding this year’s application process can be directed to Courte Van Voorhees, Director of Community Impact and Investment at 301-739-8200, x103 or by email to cvanvoorhees@uwwcmd.org .            

For more information, visit our website at www.unitedwaywashcounty.org/community-impact-grants .

Community Impact grants are how United Way of Washington County invests local dollars in Washington County to address specific community-centered issues. Funding decisions are made through a competitive application process. The entire process is led by community volunteers. The intent of Community Impact grants is to identify and respond to local priority needs, as determined by multiple community needs assessments. Grant Recipients help to improve community conditions across the entire Washington County area.