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 (NOW AVAILABLE)
  • 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.

United Way of Midland Letter of Intent Application Now Available

Letter of Intent Now Available for 2022 Program Funding Cycle (Self-Sufficiency)

The United Way of Midland Letter of Intent application is now available for the 2022 Program funding cycle. The Letter of Intent application is the first step in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. It is available to a wide array of diverse community organizations offering programming to benefit the community in Self Sufficiency. Collaborative applications are encouraged.

Qualifying organizations will be requested to outline their programming to demonstrate how a United Way partnership specifically provides an outcome in one of the following Focus Areas within the area of Self Sufficiency: Emergency, Basic, and Housing Needs. Programs that most closely align with United Way’s mission and meet the criteria will be invited to apply.

Letter of Intent applications are available here and are due by December 9, 2021. Letter of intent submission is not a guarantee to be invited to apply for a grant.

For questions or additional information before submitting a Letter of Intent application, please contact the Director of Community Impact for the United Way of Midland, mevans@uwmidland.org, or call (432) 685-7714. 
 

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.