Community Impact Grants

FY21 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT INFOrmation

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. Basic Needs grants are for one year while all other grants are renewable up to three years. 
 
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.
 

UPDATES:

11/01/2019
United Way of Washington County, MD Community Impact grant letters of intent (LOIs) are now open for submission. This fiscal year (FY21) we are awarding grants for Financial Stability and Basic Needs up to $100,000 per collaborative. We truly look forward to receiving your entry. The LOI is required to qualify for full applications. Please visit the website below to sign up, sign in, and input your LOI for review. The deadline for LOIs is November 30 at midnight (we suggest an internal deadline for an earlier date to avoid any last minute issues).
The grant platform site has 24/5 technical support if you have any issues that they can best resolve. If you have any further questions or technical issues, feel free to get in touch with Courte Van Voorhees, Director of Community Impact and Investment (cvanvoorhees@uwwcmd.org). Please make sure to hit the button to submit after the questions on all tabs are complete.

Here is the website for submission: https://uwwcmdci.grantplatform.com
 

Click here to access LETTER OF INTENT. Submissions must be received no later than November 30th, 2019. There will be no exceptions to this due date for submitting a Letter of Intent. Please adjust internal deadlines so there is no risk of missing the submission deadline. 
 

FY21 Application - DUE 01/31/2020

Click here to access the FY21 application. Submissions must be received no later than midnight on January 31st, 2020. There will be no exceptions to this due date for submitting your FY21 application.  Please adjust internal deadlines so there is no risk of missing the submission deadline. 

FY21 Community Impact Grant - Calendar of Events at a glance

November 01, 2019 - Request for Letter of Intent Released
November 30, 2019 - Letter of Intent Due*
December 3, 2019 - Request for Proposal (RFP) Released
December 9, 2019 - MANDATORY Leadership Forum 2: Logic Modeling
JANUARY 14, 2020 - Mandatory Pre-proposal Training at 9:30 a.m.** choose one
JANUARY 15, 2020 - Mandatory Pre-proposal Training at 3:30 p.m.** choose one
January 31, 2020 - Grant Applications Due*
February 01 - May 31, 2020 - Community Impact Grant Review Process
March 11, 2020 - Applicant Presentation (times to be determined at a later date)
June 1, 2020 - Grant Awards Announced
July 24, 2020 - Grantee Award Reception (tentative)

*NOTE: No exceptions will be made. Any application materials received after deadlines  will not be considered in this funding cycle.

**NOTE: A program lead from your organization MUST attend one of these two sessions to be eligible to apply. 

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. 

 

 

FY21 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS

COLLABORATIVES:

Breaking Barriers Making Connections
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Financial Education Partnership of Washington County
Healthy Futures Collaborative
Bringing Dental Care to our Community
Micah’s Backpack
Out of School Time Collaborative
Outstanding Education Achievement
Reach Cold Weather Shelter
Reach Crisis Intervention Program
Meals on Wheels

 

NONPROFIT AGENCIES THAT MAKE UP THE ABOVE COLLABORATIVES:

Boys & Girls Club
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Family Healthcare of Hagerstown
Girls Inc.
Hagerstown Area Religious Coalition
Horizon Goodwill Industries
Interfaith Services Coalition
Lasting Change / W House
OnTrack Washington County
Reach of Washington County
St. John’s Shelter
United Way of Washington County, MD
Washington County Commission on Aging
Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation
Washington County Family Center