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United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley (UWAMOV) Grant

Grants to Ohio and West Virginia Nonprofits to
Enhance the Quality of Life in Local Communities

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United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley (UWAMOV)

Conf. Date:

02/24/21

Deadline Date:

03/19/21

Description:

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Grants to West Virginia and Ohio nonprofits for programs that enhance the quality of life in local communities in eligible counties. Programs may address the areas of financial stability, healthcare, safety net for families, and education. Eligible applicants have a substantial local presence and programming in Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wood, and Wirt Counties in West Virginia, and Washington County and portions of Athens County in Ohio.

The following are the four funding priorities identified by the United Way Alliance for the FY 2021 funding period:

  • Provide a Safe Environment (Safety Net) for People and Families: Assist people who need shelter, safety, and access to food;
  • Promote Financial Stability and Independence: Move people out of poverty; financial literacyand transportation;
  • Education: Enrichment programs designed to ensure children and youth achieve their full potential;
  • Improve People’s Health: Affordable health care; mental health counseling; alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention; dental care; and general health and wellness

Focus Areas: https://www.uwamov.com/focus-areas

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179311

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An agency being considered for United Way support must meet all United Way eligibility requirements. The following are eligibility requirements and expectations for member agencies:
- The Agency must be a non-profit organization operating a program deemed important by the United Way Board of directors to the general human care service system of the community and have federal taxexempt status under IRS Code 501(C)3; OR a non-501(C)3 tax-exempt organization whereby funds are distributed for a specific project that are in the furtherance of United Way’s charitable purpose. The organization must have been incorporated for a minimum of two years prior to January 1st of the application year (i.e. incorporation date prior to January 1, 2018).
- The Agency must have substantial local presence and programming in the geographic area covered by the United Way Alliance campaign, which includes Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties in WV, Washington County, OH and portions of Athens County, OH.
- The Agency must demonstrate that it has a responsible governance structure meeting the requirements set forth in the agency’s by-laws.
- The Agency must render a service which meets a demonstrated human need; its programs must be of quality and quantity which will justify present and proposed expenditures; its hours of service must be such to meet the needs of the people served; its facilities must be adequate for the purpose for which they are maintained; intake policy and limit of service, geographic and otherwise, clearly defined.
- The Agency must agree not to conduct a capital campaign during the month of September, which would constitute competition with the United Way campaign launch. All requests for exclusion from this policy require a written request and prior United Way Alliance board approval.
- If the nonprofit's annual revenue is $500,000 or greater, the nonprofit must provide audited financial statements for the organization covering the fiscal year ending not more than 18 months prior to January 2019. For organizations with annual revenue between $100,000 and $500,000, a compiled financial statement with footnote disclosures prepared by an independent certified public accountant is required. Organizations with less than $100,000 may provide an internally generated balance sheet and income statement.
- Comply with applicable federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations.

Applications requesting funding of general operations will not be considered.

Pre-proposal Conference:

There will be an optional, online Funding Application Workshop on February 24, 2021at 10:00 a.m. To RSVP for the workshop, please visit the workshop page: https://www.uwamov.com/funding-workshop-rsvp

Pre-Application Information:

The next application cycle will open on February 22, 2021, and close on March 19, 2021 at noon EST.

If the agency has more than one program, it must complete a separate funding application for each program for which funding is requested.

Focus Areas: https://www.uwamov.com/focus-areas

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://unitedwayalliance.formstack.com/forms/funding_2022

Direct questions to:
Stacy DeCicco
sdecicco@uwamov.com

United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Inc
935 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

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USA: Ohio: Washington County and portions of Athens County;   West Virginia: Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wood, and Wirt Counties

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