Innovative Grants

Community Impact, Innovative Grants:

The 2022 United Way of Midland Innovative Grant application will open August 2022:
The innovative grants are for new/expanded programs or one-time projects up to $15,000, which address one of the following Community Focus Areas:
  • Health
  • Education
  • Self-Sufficiency
Innovative Grant Eligibility Requirements for organizations/agencies:
  • Offer health and human service programs in Midland, Martin, or Upton County
  • Must be recognized by IRS as a civic or charitable organization
  • Must be governed by a local, volunteer Board of Directors

Application Webinar: Date TBD

The deadline for the grant submission, TBD.

Innovative Grants awards/non-awards will be notified November-December 2022.

For more information regarding the innovative Grant process or the online grant software training, please contact Michelle Evans at


Congratulations to the United Way of Midland - 2021 Innovative Grant Recipients!

Basin Dream Center for Orphans
Student Incentive Program- SOAR
Be The Change
Bynum School
Outdoor Learning Space
Centers for Children and Families
Therapist Recruitment Support
Hospice of Midland- Rays of Hope Children's Grief Centre
Fostering Hope Program
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin
Literacy Coalition of the Permian Basin Program
Covid Response
Midland Memorial Foundation
Maternal Mental Wellness Program
Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Families Matter
Richard Milburn Academy- Midland
RMA STAAR Prep Program
Sibley Environment Learning Center Foundation
Youth and Family Garden Programming
The Field's Edge
Director of Neighbor Care (Case Workers)
The Springboard Center
Enhance Medical Detoxification Resources to the Permian Basin