Program Funding

Community Investment, 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

2022 SPRING TIMELINE:

1. Letter of Intent Due: Thursday, December 9, 2021
  • Required for Request for Funding (RFP)- Focus Area Self-Sufficiency applicants.
  • Not Required for Request for Continued Funding (RCF)- Focus Areas Education and Health renewals.
2. Grant Release: Thursday, January 6, 2022
 
3.  Software and Grant Application Training: Training is optional but highly encouraged. Applicants only need to attend one training. 
  • January 11, 2022, 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, 2022, 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
4. Proposal Submission Deadlines: Complete Application Packets (online via the e-C Impact - Grant Portal) must be submitted by 4:30 pm on February 10, 2022.
 
5. Agency Site Visits: Self-Sufficiency site visits may take place between February 21 - March 31, 2022. (excluding: March 7-11, 2022 Spring Break)
 
6. Award/Non-Award Notifications: Notifications will be sent via postal mail or email between late April through early May. 
 
NOTE: This timeline is subject to change.
 
Please contact Michelle Evans at 432.685.7714 or mevans@uwmidland.org to request more information.