Innovative Grants

Community Impact, Innovative Grants:

The 2021 United Way of Midland Innovative Grant application will open August 19, 2021:
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: August 23, 2021, 11:30am-12:30pm

The deadline for the grant submission is 4:30pm, September 21,2021.

Innovative Grants awards/non-awards will be notified November-December 2021.

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 - 2020 Innovative Grant Recipients!

Addy's Hope Adoption Agency
Sustaining Hope 
Arts Council of Midland
Adult Fine Arts Education Classes
Basin Dream Center for Orphans
Home Improvements for Girl's Facility
Be The Change
Leads and Impower Program
Bynum School
School Wide COVID-19 Supplies and Measures
Casa de Amigos
Senior Area Chairs
Family Promise
Educating Families
Hospice of Midland- Rays of Hope
Children's Grief Center
Midland Community Development Corporation
In-House Woodworking
Permian Basin Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Families Matter
Emergency Financial Assistance
Sibley Environment Learning Center Foundation
Onsite and Virtual Environmental Education Programming
The Field's Edge
Glean Up Self-Sufficiency Program