APPLY FOR FUNDING
United Way of the Concho Valley's mission is to promote health, education, and financial stability for every person in the Concho Valley. We do this by actively seeking partnerships with local community partners, both in the public and private sectors, to make positive, measurable, and lasting change for Concho Valley families. United Way funding strengthens a network of local programs and services prepared to address pressing needs in the Concho Valley because we know that community challenges are multifaceted, and we believe in collective, collaborative impact.
Community Partner Funding Application Description:
The Community Partner Funding Application requests a narrative for the scope, emphasis, and outcomes of the applying agency and program. Your application should highlight the agency and program, community needs, relevant approaches to address those needs, financial statements, agency audits, 990 forms, organizational management information, and measurable outcomes.
Community Partner Funding Eligibility:
The organization must demonstrate competency in four main areas and meet the minimum requirements outlined in the application.
1. Addressing community needs that align with United Way of the Concho Valley’s priority focus areas:
a. To ensure all children are school-ready by kindergarten and grade-level readers by third grade
b. To eliminate child abuse and domestic violence in the Concho Valley
c. To provide access to all persons in need of mental health and substance use services
d. Homelessness prevention and outreach services
2. Good financial standing
3. Sound governance by a Board of Directors
4. At a minimum, organizations must provide the following to apply for and receive funding from the United Way of the Concho Valley:
a. Be recognized as an organization exempt from federal income tax under IRS Section 501c (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
b. Be involved in providing program(s) and/or services related to health and human services serving individuals in the Concho Valley.
c. Maintain a non-discrimination policy and plan.
d. Be financially stable, and able to submit an annual certified audit and an IRS 990 tax form.
e. Maintain a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement/policy.
f. Comply with all federal and state laws.
As part of the application and review process, United Way of the Concho Valley will take Community Impact volunteers on a site visit of your program. A specific date and time will be provided in advance of your site visit; tentative dates are listed below.
October 17, 2023, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm or October 18, 2023, 9:30 am-11:00 am:
Community Partner Funding Application Training
October 18, 2023:
Community Partner Funding Application Release
December 13, 2023, at 4:00 pm:
Community Partner Funding Application Due (No exceptions, the application will not be considered if late or incomplete)
January 23, 2023-February 16, 2023:
Site Visits (Dates may be subject to change)
Early April 2023:
Applicants notified of funding decisions
These can be used while preparing for your application, but all applications must be completed through the online portal above. NO applications will be accepted on paper this year.