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Grants to Texas Nonprofits in Eligible Counties
for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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United Way of Hays and Caldwell Counties (UWHCC)

Deadline Date:

06/26/20 5:00 PM


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for projects and activities that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support programs within the focus areas of education, income stabilization, and health. Eligible organizations are located in and serve the communities of Hays and Caldwell counties.

 The following are the three focus areas: 

  • Education: Helping children and youth achieve their potential through education.
    1. Increase percentage of children who enter school (kindergarten) ready to learn.
    2. Increase percentage of children reading on grade level by 3rd grade
    3. Increase percentage of young people graduating from high school on time.
  • Income/Financial Stability: Helping families become financially stable and independent.
    1. Increase income and assets, as well as job training for improved employability.
    2. Help families meet transitional basic needs
  • Health: Improving people’s health.
    1. Increase access to quality primary care (prenatal thru adult).
    2. Increase access to prevention programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138255

Term of Contract:

UWHC Community Investment Grants are for one year with the opportunity to extend the funding for a second year pending review of year-end reports at the end of 2021. Grant contracts for funding will begin January 1, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for funding by United Way of Hays County, agencies must meet ALL of the following criteria:
1. Must be a non-profit agency as defined by the Internal Revenue Service in Title 501(c)[3] of its code or equivalent.
2. Must be run by a volunteer Board of Directors, none of whom receives any remuneration from the agency.
3. Must have been providing services in the Hays and/or Caldwell Counties area for at least two years.
4. Must establish that it is performing a needed service to the community not being provided by any other agency.
5. Must execute agency Agreement with United Way of Hays & Caldwell Counties.
6. Must have measurable goals and agree to undergo periodic program assessment by UWHCC.
7. Must agree to conduct no fundraising activity outside the United Way without approval of United Way as stated in the policy on agency fundraising.
8. Must have a financial support program that demonstrates community acceptance and agency stability.
9. Must agree to lend strength to United Way through support of its campaign and through publicity of its United Way affiliation.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due by 5pm, Friday, June 26, 2020.

- June 1: Application released
- June 26: Applications due to UWHCD office by 5pm - online submission only
- July 18: Super Saturday - Agencies submitting an application will be given a time to present their proposals on this date.
- July 31: Agencies notified of funding

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Direct questions to:
Michelle Harper, President/CEO

United Way of Hays & Caldwell Counties
P.O. Box 1728
San Marcos, Texas 78667-6860
PH: 512.353.1420

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Hays and Caldwell Counties

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