GRANT ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for a United Way grant, your program must:

Concentrate its efforts and services within Chatham-Kent;

Align with at least one of United Way’s impact areas and strategies;

 Be a registered Canadian charity.

HELPING KIDS

POVERTY TO POSSIBILITY

STRONG AND HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

For grants from our Community Impact Fund, you must also meet financial criteria including: a complete annual independent audit, an annual tax return (T3010), an active Board of Directors, and a Revenue Canada determination letter verifying nonprofit status.

*A review of the stewardship documents will be completed by a panel of skilled volunteers.

BEST INVESTMENT CRITERIA

To be eligible for a United Way grant, your program must:

TRACKING

Partners who use a centralized and standardized outcome assessment/tracking tool.

DATA

Partners who collect and share data and use it to inform decisions.

ENGAGEMENT

Partners who demonstrate community connectivity with the capacity for deep engagement.

OUTCOMES

Partners who use a collection of supportive services, shared operations and use existing structures to maximize individual outcomes.

FUNDING

Partners with the ability to secure additional financial resources from other funders.

INNOVATION

Partners who use innovative approaches to connect and mobilize communities.

GEOGRAPHY

Partners who use criteria to prioritize high-need populations based on postal codes and poverty data.

EQUITY

Partners who demonstrate an effort toward policies and procedures around diversity and equity inclusion.

PHASE 1

Agency work overview submission

Internal team reviews new grant availabilities

PHASE 2

Grant invitations extended to agencies that align with above criteria

Letters of acceptance/denial sent

PHASE 3

Announcement of funding

Grant reporting

Grant funding dissemination

The United Way of Chatham-Kent funds multiple-year projects.

Our funding period is currently closed.
It will open again in May of 2020 for the years 2021-2024.