Innovative Grants

The 2020 United Way of Midland Innovative Grant application will open August 2020:

Innovative Community Grant opens: August 20, 2020
Deadline for the grant submission: September 24, 2020 @ 4:30pm
The 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
  • COVID 19 Response
Innovative Grant Eligibility and Requirements for organizations/agencies:
  • Innovative Grants are for new/expanded programs or one-time projects up to $15,000, which address the United Way of Midland Focus Areas (link to focus areas).
  • Must offer health and human service programs in Midland County
  • Must be recognized by IRS as a civic or charitable organization
  • Must be governed by a local, volunteer Board of Directors
Innovative Grant Training Webinar (via zoom):
  • 8/21/2020 @ 9:30 - 10:30am (Zoom Access Code: 781-452-3862)
  • 8/24/2020 @ 1pm - 2pm (Zoom Access Code: 781-452-3862)
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- 2019 innovative Grant Recipients!

Basin Dream Center for Orphans
Student Shelter (High School)

Communities In Schools
Communities by Students

Hospice of Midland
Rays of Hope Foster Children Program

Midland Academy Charter School
MACS PTO- Bathroom Improvements

Midland County Drug Court
Midland County Drug Court Incentive Program

Safe Place of the Permian Basin
Emergency Shelter Renovations

Senior Life Midland
CARE- Connect Awareness Real Engagement Program

The Field's Edge
Staff Capacity