The grant process of River Valley United Way is an open, transparent, and competitive process that allows eligible programs to apply for funding. The objective is to identify the programs that can best contribute to achieving our goals in the areas of Education, Income & Health.
Note: Organizations interested in applying should read How to Apply for United Way Funding
For informational purposes, and to better help you prepare, here's an example of a prior funding year application UW Application Example
- Be a health and human services program that concentrates its efforts and services within the River Valley United Way service area (Pope, Johnson & Yell Counties)
- Align with at least one of our community impact Goals
- Meet financial criteria including: meet River Valley United Way's audit requirement, provide an annual tax return (990/990EZ), have an active Board of Directors, and an IRS determination letter verifying non-profit status of two years or more.
- Attend a River Valley United Way Grant Writing training session.
GRANT WRITING TRAINING --> APPLY FOR FUNDING --> SITE VISIT --> GRANT AWARD DETERMINATION MEETING --> BOARD APPROVAL OF AWARDS --> NOTIFICATION OF AWARDS
- Community Need
- Impact & Evaluation
- Emphasis & Effectiveness
- Community Impact
Community Investment Panels