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.
 

2020 TIMELINE:

1. Grant Release- Wednesday, January 8, 2020
 
2.  Software and Grant Application Training- Training is optional but highly encouraged. Applicants only need to attend one training. The webinar is not recommended for new applicants, it is a refresher for longstanding users. 
(Please sign up for the training on SIGNupGenius)
  1. January 9, 2020, 9:30am - 11am
    Training Location: United Way Office - 1209 W. Wall St. Midland, TX 79701
  2. January 13, 2020, 1:30pm - 2pm
    Training Location: United Way Office - 1209 W. Wall St. Midland, TX 79701
  3. January 14, 2020, 11:30am - 1pm
    How to connect to the Webinar:
    -Online Meeting Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/mevans00
    -Online Meeting ID: mevans00
    -Dial-in Number: (712) 770-5505 - United States
    -Access Code: 817220
 
3. Proposal Submission Deadlines - Complete Application Packets (online via the e-CImpact - Grant Portal) must be submitted by 4:30 pm on February 13, 2020.
 
4. Agency Site Visits - Can take place between February 24 - March 31, 2020. (excluding: March 9-13, 2020 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.