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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.
Emergency Food & Shelter Program
Phase 37 & CARES Act
The Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program has announced that Pueblo County has been chosen to receive a total of $162,414 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 37 and supplemental funds allocated through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to local organizations.
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.
Deadline: This application has closed. See past application and guideance below.
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. 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.
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