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2023 Community Investment Process

Stay tuned for upcoming dates on this year’s funding process.

Our funding application is closed for this cycle.  Successful applicants will receive funding from March 2023-February 2024.

Our funding review process takes place in 3 phases:

  1. Letter of Intent (completed)
  2. Application by invitation (open Aug 30th, due Sept 30th)
  3. Interview Oct/Nov by invitation



Before beginning your online application please review the application guide. The guide provides samples, FAQs, tips, and instructions for the application platform.

At United Way, we help people. Granting funds to local charities is one of the major ways we help solve local and regional social problems. We invest for impact and outcomes.

Funding Guidelines and Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:

Our Investments:



We do NOT provide funding for the following:


As you consider applying for funding, we encourage you to  contact Alexya Heelis, Executive Director, to discuss your ideas.


Funding Principles


For more information or assistance, please contact Alexya at  

For a complete list of programs, services and strategies currently funded, please click here.