FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

2018-2019 Funding Grants

Applications for 2018-2019 funding will be accepted according to the following schedule:

Application Released
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Application Due
Thursday, February 8 by 4:00 PM

Community Impact Team (CIT) Process

Funding applications will be reviewed by Community Impact Teams to determine funding. Each impact area (Education, Financial Stability, and Health) will have a designated impact team compromised of volunteer community members who possess knowledge and skill in their designated impact area. Following the Community Impact Team Process, teams will recommend funding decisions to the United Way of North Central Iowa Board of Directors.

CIT Timeline

February 27-28, 2018
Community Impact Team Training

March 19-29, 2018
Community Impact Team Meetings

April 9-19, 2018
Community Impact Team and Agency Meetings

April 23, 2018
CIT Executive Committee Meeting

April 26, 2018
United Way of North Central Iowa Board Meeting

Award Notification

Awardess will be notified the first week of May

HOW TO APPLY:

1) Carefully read the Mission Statement and Grant Eligibility Requirements listed in the RFP
to determine eligibility and application requirements. Link to RFP

LOI

2) Download the Letter of Intent (LOI) and open in Word. Fill out LOI and email copy to Jen Arends, Community Impact Director at community@unitedwaynci.org by November 10, 2017

APPLICATION

3) Download the application and open in Word, be sure to also open the Excel Budget Form and include with application materials. Fill out application and attach required documentation (note: text boxes will expand to fit all content typed). 

4) Submit one (1) hard copy to: 

Jen Arends
Community Impact Director 
United Way of North Central Iowa 
2911 4th Street SE
PO Box 1465
Mason City, IA 50401

5) Submit one (1) E-Copy to:

Jen Arends
community@unitedwaynci.org

2017-2018 Venture Grant Funding

Applications for 2018-2019 Venture Grant funding will be accepted according to the following schedule:

Application Released: Friday, May 19, 2017

Application Due: Thursday, July 20, 2017, no later than 4:00 p.m.

 

Venture Grant Process

Funding applications will be reviewed by Venture Grant Committee to determine funding.  The Venture Grant comprised of volunteer community members who possess knowledge about community need.  Following the review process, the Venture Grant Committee will recommend funding decisions to the United Way of North Central Iowa Board of Directors. 

 

Award Notification

Awardees will be notified by the end of August 2017.

Instructions on how to apply:

Carefully read the Mission Statement and Grant Eligibility Requirements to determine eligibility and application requirements.  Download application and open in Word.  Fill out application and attach required documentation (note: text boxes will expand to fit type).  Submit four (4) copies and one e-copy to Jen Butler, Community Impact Director, United Way of North Central Iowa, 2911 4th St., P.O Box 1645, Mason City, IA 50401.

 

Connections Matching Funds Assistance

has been established to help provide the required match for local nonprofits applying to grant opportunities that require matching funds in order to apply.  Interested applicants and the associated grant for which they are applying for matching funds must align with at least one of United Way of North Central Iowa’s Impact Areas: Education, Income or Health.

 
Potential Applicants are encouraged to read Connections Matching Funds Assistance requirements and guidelines, to determine eligibility.  Applications will be accepted throughout the year as need occurs.  Dispersal of funds is dependent on the balance of the Connections Match Assistance fund. 
 
 
 
If you have any questions regarding Venture Grant Funding or Connections Matching Funds Assistance, please contact:

Jen Butler
Community Impact Director
641.423.1774
Email Jen