The United Way of Central Kansas Impact Grant Program will make awards of up to $1,000 per year to a non-profit organization serving Barton or Pawnee Counties based upon the submission of a simple one-page application and applicable documents. The total awarded throughout the year will not exceed $5,000.
Applicants must be engaged in the work of Health, Education, or Financial Stability.
They must be a governmental agency program or a 501©3 non-profit organization. No grants are made to individuals.
Applicants should apply for the amount needed, and will be asked to substantiate that the amount requested is the amount needed. In no case should the amount requested exceed $1,000.
Impact Grant applications will be accepted on a rolling deadline basis throughout the year.
Impact Grants will not be awarded for event sponsorships. These funds are to be used for specific programs or projects.
Priority funding will be given to projects that present innovative approaches to meeting the health and human services needs of our community. Other factors for funding consideration include measurable outcomes, programs that meet currently unmet needs, and the organization’s ability to secure funds to continue the project (if applicable).
UWCK cannot meet every community need. Funding will not be considered for the following: annual fund drives, building funds, operating deficits or after the fact support, direct or grass roots lobbying, religious purposes, hospitals, medical research, academic research, or events sponsorships.