Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Emergency Food & Shelter Program (Phase 36 - 2019-2020)

 

Pueblo County has been chosen to receive $80,999 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.  United Way of Pueblo County will administer the funds on behalf of the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program Phase 36 to local organizations meeting the following guidelines. This award represents an increase of $21,302 from the previous funding total.

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.  Please note: individuals in need of assistance may not apply directly for funds; rather, services will be provided through area non-profit agencies. Interested organizations should contact the United Way office at 719-225-8580 for additional information. 

A mandatory meeting for program applicants will be held Monday, July 15 at 11 a.m. in the second floor conference room of the Security Service Federal Credit Union - Mt. Carmel Branch building at 310 E. Abriendo Ave. Emergency Food and Shelter Program dollars are federal funds awarded through the Department of Homeland Security. Additional EFSP information can be found by visiting www.efsp.unitedway.org.

Deadline:  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 12pm, noon


United Way Community Impact Grant (2019-2020)

United Way of Pueblo County will award one year special project grant(s) to nonprofit organizations in Pueblo County.  Programs that qualify should address a pressing, unmet need that can demonstrate a significant, measurable impact on the community. Both current United Way partner agencies and non-United Way partner agencies may apply. Please carefully review the guidelines and requirements. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 719-225-8580. The range of grant(s) is $5,000 - $50,000 for the 2019-2020 funding year.

Deadline:  EXTENDED - Friday, June 14, 2019 - 12pm, noon

United Way Mental Health and Senior Services Grants (2019-2020)

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: EXTENDED - Friday, June 14, 2019 - 12pm, noon

United Way Community Problem Solving Grant (2019-2020)

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: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 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.
 
 

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