Community Investment Grant Application

UWCL has a long history of grants in the community. Our goal is to continue to support agencies that align with our focus and create partnerships to improve our community. Although agencies will be required to apply for a specific program, the money received will be unrestricted. If funding is received, you will be required to provide basic demography for clients served during reporting phase.

 

UWCL Goals and Strategies

 

UWCL Building Block

Goal

Strategies

 

 

 

Education: Early Childhood

 

 

 

Increase the number of children ready to enter school and are successful in primary grades

 

Connect adults with children to help improve reading level

 

Children receive literacy supports in K-3

 

Families, caregivers are provided with information, resources, tools, trainings, and/or teaching skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education: Youth Success

 

 

 

 

 

Increase the number of youths who gain knowledge, skills, and credentials to obtain family sustaining employment

 

Provide students with mentoring and education to develop skills needed for employment

 

Provide support for youth to complete a technical or degree program

 

Connect students with in- school and out-of-school programming to support academic success and overall development

 

Equip families with tools, knowledge and skills to help young people succeed in school, and the workforce

 

 

 

Providing the financial education and resources

 

 

 

 Financial Stability

 

Increase the financial mobility   and socioeconomic status of individuals and families

Providing career training and job placement resources

 

Providing affordable housing and/or transitional housing with education and support to move into affordable housing

 

Increase the awareness of and enrollment in available benefits (e.g.SNAP) and income supports to improve financial stability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increase access to healthcare and improve the health of individuals and families

 

Provide affordable healthcare insurance options and support

 

Increase knowledge and skills of individuals to refrain from risky behaviors and increase developmental assets and healthy behaviors

 

Increase knowledge of, access to and consumption of healthy foods

 

Provide services that support the family and promote positive emotional, psychological, and social well-being

 

Provide knowledge of issues related to behavioral health needs and improve access to community resources and services.

 

 

 

Basic Needs

 

 

 

Ensure access and connection

to the basic necessities of life for those in need

 

Connect people to social services (i.e. Snap benefits, Medicaid, etc)

 

Provide disaster services

 

Provide basic needs service

 

Application Process

  1. Applications open Monday, September, 26, 2022 at 9am.
  2. Agency completes the application (click the "apply" button below or click here to print the application)
  3. Agency submits all required documents (see next section for list)
  4. Applications close Friday, November, 11, 2022 at 5pm **No exceptions**
  5. Applications will be reviewed by the allocation committee on or before December 31, 2022

 

ALL applications are due Friday, November 11, 2022 at 5pm. No late applications will be accepted. 

This application will need to be completed at one sitting. We are unable to allow agencies to save and return to complete at this time.

 

Required Documentation

 

The following documents must be uploaded with application for the application to be considered:

  • List of Board of Directors
  • 501c3 letter
  • IRS 990 Form
  • Approved Audit
  • Current Finances
  • Annual Budget
  • Program Budget

 

 

 

For questions or concerns, please contact Michelle Purl by e-mail at michelle@uwcl.org.