Foundation / Corporation
United Way of Island County (UWIC)
Grants to Island County, Washington nonprofit health and human services organizations for programs in the areas of health, education, and financial stability. LOIs are due April 17. Requests will be considered for both new and existing programs. Funding will support specific programs rather than overall operations; however, for very small agencies with only one program, that agency is eligible for funding if it meets the priorities outlined below.
Education - Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential
-Priority #1 - Youth Programs / Youth Development (7-17): programs that build character, moral, fitness, accountability and leadership in youth.
-Priority #2 - Family Strengthening/Parenting: family development, adult education and parenting, birth parent serves and childcare
-Priority #3 Early Childhood Learning - Opportunities for ages 0-5 to ensure that all children who enter first grade will be ready to learn and thrive services and childcare
Income - Promoting Financial Stability and Independence:
-Priority #1 - Temporary & Permanent Housing
-Priority #2 - Skills training, education & other support systems to achieve self-sufficiency
Health - Improve People’s Health
-Priority #1 - Awareness of and access to mental health
-Priority #2 - Awareness of and access to healthcare resources (including counseling).
-Domestic Violence - Any form of violence against intimate partners, former partners, family or children and advocacy.
-Hunger - Food assistance as required
-Substance Abuse - Drug and alcohol treatment, counseling
Programs more likely to be funded will:
-Address identified priorities
-Benefit a significant number of Island County residents
-Deliver services efficiently and cost-effectively
-Focus on prevention
-Does not duplicate services
-Enhance cooperation and collaboration among organizations
GrantWatch ID#: 138271
Requests should be for the amount needed for one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Cathy Niiro, Executive Director
P: (360) 675-1778
F: (360) 675-5157
United Way of Island County
350 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 101
P.O. Box 798
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
USA: Washington: Island County
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