UWPC Announces Grants for Senior, Mental Health, and Indigent Services

United Way of Pueblo County Announces Available Grants to Address Gaps in Services for Seniors, Mental Health and to the Indigent

Pueblo, CO — United Way of Pueblo County announces the availability of three separate grant opportunities for Pueblo County nonprofit organizations. The grants fall under the categories of senior services, mental health, and Community Problem Solving (basic needs for the indigent).

All grants must focus on programs that address pressing, unmet human service needs in Pueblo County, and will be awarded to the 501©3 organization(s) that can demonstrate significant, measurable impact on the community.  Individuals in need of assistance may not apply directly for funds; rather, services will be provided through Pueblo County nonprofit organizations.

Each grant has separate guidelines and applications, which can be found at www.pueblounitedway.org/grants. Deadline for all applications is noon, Wednesday, May 30. 

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Contributions to United Way touch many critical issues right here in our community.  Each year, more than 225 organizations support United Way and the Pueblo community.  United Way’s annual community giving campaign has raised more than $46,000,000 since the non-profit’s organization in 1923. Contributions to United Way touch many critical issues right here in our community.  Contributions to United Way touch many critical issues right here in our community.  In 2017, over 175,000 units of service were provided to people in Pueblo County from United Way funded programs.   Organizations receiving funding from United Way in 2017/2018 include: Adams State University Foundation, Advocates Against Domestic Violence, Agape Fellowship Church of God, Arkansas Valley Resource Center, Boy Scouts- Rocky Mountain Council, Boys and Girls Clubs of Pueblo County, Care and Share Food Bank, CASA of Pueblo, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pueblo, Center for Disabilities, Center for Restorative Programs, Colorado Farm to Table, East Side Child Care Center, Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West, EPIC Pueblo – Executives Partnering to Invest in Children, Friendly Harbor Drop-In Center, Health Solutions, Hospice de Valle, Inspiration Field, La Puente Homes, Mental Health Colorado, Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association, Posada, Pueblo Child Advocacy Center, Pueblo City Schools, Pueblo Community Health Center, Pueblo Cooperative Care Center, Pueblo Rescue Mission, Pueblo School District 70, Pueblo Soup Kitchen, Pueblo StepUp, Sangre de Cristo Volunteers for Community, Salvation Army Pueblo Corps, SRDA, Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre, Southeastern Colorado American Red Cross, Southside Children’s Center, Tu Casa, United Way’s Middle School Mentoring Program, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program and YWCA.  In addition, United Way of Pueblo County also funds over 65 other nonprofit organizations through special grants and the donor designation process.

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