Program Funding

The United Way of Midland understands that the achievement of the Community Impact goals requires substantial, longer- term investments in the most exceptional programs in the areas of Education, Self Sufficiency and Health.  All program funding awarded through the Community Impact - Program Funding process are three-year multi-year funding.  
 
Request for Proposal (RFP)-
The Request for Proposal (RFP) process assumes zero-based funding. All requests are reviewed competitively and without consideration to prior or current funding.  
 
Request for Continuation of Funding (RCF)- 
Organizations currently receiving program funding in the other focus areas are required to complete a Request for Continuation of Funding (RCF).  All RCF, requests are reviewed with consideration to prior or current funding.
 
Requirements-
The  following  requirements  must  be  met  in  order  for  a  program  to receive funding through the Grants Process:
     -501 (C) 3 Nonprofit
     -The proposed program must be a Health and human service organization serving Midland County.
     -Governed by a local volunteer board
     -Fiscal agent must have audited financials
     -The proposed program must align with at least one of United Way of Midland’s Community Impact Focus Area  Goals.

2021 TIMELINE:

1. Grant Release- Thursday, January 7, 2021
 
2.  Software and Grant Application Training- Training is optional but highly encouraged. Applicants only need to attend one training. 
  • January 11, 2021, 9:30am - 11am
    How to connect to the webinar:
    -Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7814523862 
    -Dial In Number: 1-346-248-7799 - Texas, United States
    -Meeting ID: 781-452-3862
     
  • January 12, 2021, 11:30am - 1pm
    How to connect to the webinar:
    -Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7814523862
    -Dial In Number: 1-346-248-7799 - Texas, United States
    -Meeting ID: 781-452-3862
3. Proposal Submission Deadlines - Complete Application Packets (online via the e-CImpact - Grant Portal) must be submitted by 4:30 pm on February 11, 2021.
 
4. Agency Site Visits - May take place between February 26 - March 31, 2021. (excluding: March 8-12, 2021 Spring Break)
 
NOTE: This timeline is subject to change.
 
Please contact Michelle Evans at 432-685-7714 or MEvans@uwmidland.org to request the grant portal link or if you have questions.
 
Recording for Program Funding Grant Application Portal: