Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

United Way Community Impact Grant (2018-2019)

Special grant funds made available by United Way of Pueblo County Board of Trustees to any nonprofit in Pueblo County to address the emerging programming need for school-aged youth on Fridays as Pueblo City Schools moves to a 4-day school week for the 2018-2019 school year. Grant(s) are intended to help launch a new program or venture, or that will substantially strengthen an existing program not currently funded by United Way.  Grant(s) will be awarded to the program that can demonstrate a significant, measurable impact on the community.  Both current United Way partner agencies and any nonprofit agency with a 501(c)3 IRS designation may apply.  The range of grant(s) is $10,000 - $70,000 for the 2018-2019 funding year.
 
Deadline:  Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12pm, noon

United Way Mental Health and Senior Services Grants (2018-2019)

Special grant funds made available by United Way of Pueblo County Board of Trustees to any nonprofit in Pueblo County meeting a critical community need not currently funded by United Way.  Programs that qualify should address a pressing, unmet mental health or senior service need in Pueblo County. Both current United Way partner agencies and any nonprofit agency with a 501(c)3 IRS designation may apply. 
 
Grant(s) are intended to focus on improving mental health or senior services for the citizens of Pueblo County.  Grant(s) will be awarded to the program that can demonstrate a significant, measurable impact on the community.
 
Deadline: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12pm, noon

United Way Community Problem Solving Grant (2018-2019)

This endowment fund was established by the El Pomar Foundation to address critical and emergency needs for the homeless and indigent in Pueblo County.  Funds are distributed annually to nonprofit, human service agencies that directly address the needs of the community in the following areas: direct service to the homeless population, direct assistance to the indigent including transportation, food, clothing, utility and rent assistance, medical prescriptions, and related supplies.  Grant funds are strictly for direct service only.
 
Deadline: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12pm, noon

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (Phase 35 - 2018-2019)

United Way of Pueblo County administers the funds on behalf of the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program through the Department of Homeland Security.  Phase 35 funds were awarded by EFSP in the amount of $59,697.  Pueblo County was awarded $66,656 to help fight hunger and homelessness.
 
Under the terms of the grant from the National Board, local organizations chosen to receive funds must: 1) be private voluntary nonprofits or units of government with the capability to supplement and extend existing emergency food and shelter services, 2) have an accounting system and comply with program responsibilities and requirements, 3) practice nondiscrimination, 4) if they are a private voluntary organization, they must have a voluntary board.  Qualifying organizations are urged to apply. In addition, individuals in need of assistance may not apply directly for funds; rather, services will be provided through local recipient organizations.
 

A mandatory meeting will be held Wednesday, June 6 at 10 a.m. at the United Way offices on the third floor at Security Service Federal Credit Union - Mt. Carmel Branch building at 310 E. Abriendo Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004.

For further information, please contact the United Way office or visit the Emergency Food and Shelter Program website at: www.efsp.unitedway.org
 
Deadline:  Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 12pm, noon
 

Additional Resources for Nonprofits

The Colorado Nonprofit Association provides a wealth of knowledge for nonprofits throughout the state of Colorado. Visit www.coloradononprofits.org for more information.
 
 

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:30am