20-21 RFP Grant Application

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United Way of Onslow County 2020-2021 Grant Application

United Way has evloved from its roots as a fundraising organization to a critical community convener by mobilizing the community to identify underlying conditions while bringing people and organizations together to create collective impact. United Way continually seeks to facilitate a shared community vision and coordinate action across a diverse coalition which produces measured results by sustained efforts. 

Grant funding is available to providers of health and human services which fall within three focus impact areas: Health, Education, and Income. As always, funding remains extremely competitive and applicants are encouraged to make requests for critical program service needs.  Programs awarded a one-year community investment grant will receive awards over a ten-month funding period beginning mid-September through mid-June, 2021

Two community information sessions are scheduled on March 12th at 4pm and March 13th at 11am.  Both information sessions will take place at the United Way Main Office located at 403 N. Bayshore Blvd. Jacksonville, NC 28540 to provide guidance to any agency completing the application. Attendance at an information session is strongly encouraged.

Annual investment program grants are based on program effectiveness, organizational capacity, collaboration, and the ability to meet United Way’s recommendations and reporting requirements.Ultimately, dollars available for investment grants are determined by contributions donors make to the general, undesignated fund. Contributions designated for a specific agency will continued to be honored.

RFP Grant Application Timeline

March 2: 2020-2021 RFP released

April 24 : RFP Submission Deadline, 11:59 pm

May 27-28: Agency Presentations: United Way will schedule a time during this window for applicants to complete a presentation of their proposal(s) to the Community Investment Committee volunteers.

End of June: Board of Directors will vote on the funding recommendations submitted by the Community Investment Committee

End of July: Agencies will be informed whether or not their programs(s) will receive a 2020-2021 grant and MOU’s and EFT forms signed by agencies receiving a grant award.

Mid-September: First EFT will be processed for all programs receiving grant award funding. 


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