2021 United Way Grant Opportunities

2020 United Way of Central Missouri Community Support Grant Recipients

United Way of Central Missouri Announces Grant Opportunities

(Updated: Jefferson City, MO, March 22, 2021) United Way of Central Missouri remains dedicated to addressing gaps in resources and services to best protect the central Missouri community--and supporting its 28 partner agencies continues to be its highest priority as the organization sustains this mission. "We are committed to providing additional critical resources and support to ensure the United Way network and our partner agencies continue to operate at the highest capacity, offer additional services when appropriate and be a crucial safety net for our community as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic," said Ann Bax, United Way of Central Missouri President/CPO.





United Way of Central Missouri Community Support Grants (View Grant Prequalifications list here.)
United Way is offering grants totaling up to $250,000 which is open to its 28 partner agencies and all health and human service 501(c)(3) agencies that meet the grant prequalifications and serve all or a portion of the United Way of Central Missouri Service area (Camden, Cole, Maries, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, Osage, Phelps and southern Callaway counties). These one-time grants provide health and human service agencies the opportunity to start a new program, enhance an area of service or purchase needed equipment and supplies. Community Support Grants allow United Way to connect with community partners and strengthen efforts to fight for the health, education, financial stability and basic needs of every person in our community. Grant funding must be utilized to address a need in the area of behavioral health, education, food insecurity, financial stability, health, housing or transportation.  
The Community Support Grant application is open March 22 through April 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., and grant recipients will be notified no later than the end of July 2021.
For questions regarding the online application, contact Theresa Verslues at theresa.verslues@unitedwaycemo.org or 573-636-4100; or for general questions regarding eligibility or the grant application process please reach out to Ann Bax at ann.bax@unitedwaycemo.org or 573-636-4100.


"United Way of Central Missouri is committed to serving and protecting our community, and we see this grant opportunity as an effort to support ongoing critical needs and address challenges in front of us as our community works to recover from the pandemic," said Bax.




United Way of Central Missouri Partner Agency Opportunity Grant
United Way of Central Missouri understands the COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented demands and challenges for health and human service agencies, and therefore its Board of Directors approved up to $150,000 in one-time Opportunity Grants to support agencies as they recover and return to a new normal after the pandemic. Only United Way of Central Missouri partner agencies are eligible to apply for this one-time grant opportunity to be used for operational expenses, equipment/service purchases, existing or new programming or other critical needs. Click here to view the Agency Partner list.

This grant application has closed.

The United Way Partner Agency Opportunity Grant application was open March 1 through March 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., and grant recipients will be notified no later than mid-June 2021.