Innovative Grants

Community Impact, Innovative Grants:

The 2023 United Way of Midland Innovative Grant application will open September 7, 2023:
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

Webinar Training Recording:

The deadline for the grant submission: October 10, 2023 @ 4:30pm

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


Congratulations to the United Way of Midland - 2022 Innovative Grant Recipients!

Be The Change
iMPOWER x 66
Boys and Girls Club of Midland
Play United through Movement with Technology
Bynum School
Speech Therapy
Casa de Amigos
Virtual Reality Sets for Three Senior Centers
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest
Girl Scout Midland Day Camp
Hospice of Midland- Rays of Hope Children's Grief Centre
Fostering Hope Program
Reflection Ministries of Texas
Education - S.E.E.D.S.
Samaritan Counseling Center of West Texas
EMDR Therapy - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Training
Senior Life Midland
Senior Coalition Midland
Thriving United, Inc.
Winter Warm Kits
YMCA Midland
Afterschool Funding