Why Partner?

United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties is a community resource and partner to other area non-profits. United Way’s mission is to mobilize community resources to help people measurably improve their lives. United Way does this through an Allocations Process each and every year, where grants are given out through an application process, to support community programs that are run by area agencies.

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How To Become A Partner?

In part with their mission, United Way has chosen to invest in quality programs in Wayne and Holmes Counties that seek to improve the lives of low-income families. The four areas of focus that UWWH has carefully considered are; Health/Mental Health/Substance Abuse, Safety Net, Workforce Development and Youth Development.

To receive funding you must apply at the
appropriate time and meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a registered 501 (c) 3 registered with the Ohio Secretary of State Office or a public education institution, voluntary association or faith based organization.
  • Provide services to low-income residents in Wayne and/or Holmes Counties

2021 Funding Schedule

Open April 1, 2021 Food Insecurity Grants
Open April 1, 2021 Venture/Emergency Funds for Currently Funded Partners
Open April 1, 2021 New Partner Community Need Grants

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RFP Process

The Allocations Volunteer Committee: One of the most important aspects of what we do at United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties. This committee ensures that United Way funds are allocated and invested in a manner consistent with United Way’s mission of mobilizing community resources to measurably improve the lives of those living in the communities we serve. The Allocations Volunteers are donors and have a vested interest in the programs that United Way supports. They invest many hours reviewing the applications submitted for Grant funding to United Way.

Learn More About Our Allocations Committee

Questions & Answers

No current Q and A for this RFP cycle.

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