There are currently no open grant opportunities.
See past funding areas and details below.
United Way Mental Health and Senior Services Grants
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.
United Way Community Problem Solving Grant
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.
United Way Community Impact Grant
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. The range of grant(s) is $5,000 - $50,000 for the 2019-2020 funding year.
Emergency Food & Shelter Program - Phase 38
The Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program has announced that Pueblo County has been chosen to receive a total of $62,893 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 through the Department of Homeland Security for Phase 38.
Any 501©3 nonprofit, faith-based or local government agency that provides ongoing food and/or shelter services may apply. EFSP funds must be used to supplement food and shelter services and may not be used as seed money for new programs. The key responsibility of participating organizations is to provide assistance within the intent of the program. Agencies may receive funds to provide food, shelter and supportive services, including, but not limited to:
- Food services, such as congregate meals or groceries;
- Lodging in a mass shelter, or in a hotel/motel or other off-site shelter facility limited to 30-days assistance per individual or household;
- One month rent or mortgage assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure;
- Utility assistance for one month of service for gas, electric and water service;
- Supplies, including but not limited to cleaning supplies, and small equipment essential to feed or shelter people, not exceeding $300 per item
Deadline: This application has closed. See past application and guidance below.
Download application and review funding guidance below.
Phase 38 - Emergency Food & Shelter Program Application - Word
Phase 38 - Emergency Food & Shelter Program Application - PDF
Program Overview & Guidance
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 719-225-8580.