The Greenwich United Way is now seeking applications from non-profit organizations for its community impact grants. The deadline for organizations to apply is March 15 at 4:00 EDT. Every year Greenwich United Way awards nearly $1 million to local health, education and self-sufficiency programs across various partner agencies.
Greenwich United Way Community Investment grants are awarded to local organizations based on submission of grant applications and a rigorous review process by dozens of community volunteers. Greenwich United Way volunteers on the Community Investment Process committee review grant applications from human services agencies that serve Greenwich residents and visit program sites. Following intensive evaluation of the financials, applications and other data, trained volunteers recommend funding to the Greenwich United Way Board of Directors. The Community Investment Process is guided by the research of local needs as published in Greenwich United Way Needs Assessment Report and Executive Summary.
“Our team of volunteers does extensive research to prioritize the many unmet needs in town and then fund the best solutions to address those needs. This process is one of the many reasons to give to the Greenwich United Way; we do the work, so you don’t have to, ensuring the greatest impact of donor dollars,” said David Rabin, CEO of Greenwich United Way. “After two immensely challenging years when our mission to ‘find it, fund it, fix it’ was more important than ever, we take even greater pride in our four-star Charity Navigator rating which attests to our commitment to our donors and the community. With the generosity of the people of Greenwich donating time, talent and capital, we help the nearly one-third of our community who need support.”
To apply please contact Senior Director of Community Impact Robert Moore at [email protected]
The Greenwich United Way (GUW) shares a name with approximately 1,200 other similar organizations across the nation, although the Greenwich, Connecticut division is a privately incorporated, locally governed, nonprofit agency. As a volunteer-driven organization, the Greenwich United Way exists to help identify and address the health, educational and self-sufficiency needs specific to its local community and to create and affect meaningful, lasting solutions. Through various fundraising efforts and on-going research, the organization is able to directly grant the funds necessary to accomplish this goal. The Greenwich United Way also invests in and conducts collaborative efforts to address broad-based community needs with partnering nonprofit agencies. For more information, visit https://greenwichunitedway.org, or follow us on Instagram and Facebook.