Innovative Grants

Congratulations to the United Way of Midland - 2023 Innovative Grant Recipients!

Basin Dream Center for Orphans
Student Transportation
Be The Change
Power of One
Boys and Girls Club of Midland
Kids like to Move It Program - For Healthy Outcomes
Bynum School
Expansion of Speech Therapy Program
Casa De Amigos
VITA and Financial Literacy Expansion
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest
Midland Day Camp - Girl Scout Leadership Development
Facility Renovation
Reflection Ministries of Texas
Empowerment Program
Senior Life Midland
Meals on Wheels Vehicle Replacement
Tenacious Woman Ministries
Coaching Services
The Salvation Army
Hygiene Products
Thriving United
Eight Dimensions of Wellness Engagement Activity Program
We Are Not Forgotten
We Are Not Forgotten Veteran Program

Community Impact, Innovative Grants:

The 2024 United Way of Midland Innovative Grant application will open September 2024:
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

United Way of Midland does not fund:

  • Organizations that discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations, or campaigns. 

Webinar Training Recording:


The deadline for the grant submission: Closed.

Innovative Grants awards/non-awards will be notified November-December 2023.

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