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Cooke County United Way (CCUW) Funding Allocation

Grants to Texas Nonprofits in Eligible Areas
for Health and Human Services Programs

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Cooke County United Way (CCUW)

Deadline Date:

01/24/20 12:00 AM


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible areas to support health and human services programs, and to promote community involvement. Funding is intended for programs that strengthen the local community and address the basic health concerns and human needs of the residents of Cooke County. The Fund envisions a community where good will and selflessness inspire neighbors to help neighbors. Their mission is to be a trusted partner and advocate for a stronger, safer, and healthier community by inspiring people and mobilizing resources to meet human needs.

Funding Criteria

  • Funds shall be used for the purpose/s stated within the application.
  • Programs/services shall align with Cooke County United Way’s Vision Statement and Mission Statement.
  • Programs/services shall support the resources assisting individuals and families residing in Cooke County, Texas to achieve their maximum potential through education, income stability, and healthy lives.
  • Programs/services should be creative, innovative, address community needs and serve a greater good.
  • Programs/services should benefit from a leverage of funding partnerships with other agencies or matching grant, etc. when applicable.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139124

Term of Contract:

Programs/services are expected to be accomplished within a specific period of time, generally not more than one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility requirements:
- Organization must operate or provide services within Cooke County, Texas.
- Organization must be a 501(c)3 non-profit health and human service organization.
- Organization must be incorporated and chartered within the State of Texas, as a not-for-profit organization and be functioning for a minimum of 2 years as not-for-profit, health and human services organization or part of such an organization, and render charitable, philanthropic, health, character-building, or social welfare services for the benefit or residents of Cooke County. The two-year requirement may be waived by the CCUW Board of Directors.
- Organization must operate under written Articles of Incorporations and By-laws or other written documents or statutes that define the applicant’s purposes, membership, management, and operation.
- Organizations must comply with all regulations of the state, county and federal government pertaining to proper licensing, health and safety requirements and operate within the State of Texas and certify they comply with the USA Patriot Act and other counterterrorism laws (form provided as a upload within the online application process).
- Organization must operate on a non-discriminatory basis in employment, recruitment of volunteers and delivery of services.
- Organization must demonstrate effective program performance and financial responsibility and accountability.
- Organization is reviewed or audited in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Organizations that are not eligible for funding:
- Organizations whose services/programs address a problem that is so complex and extensive that United Way resources will have little or no impact on solving the problem.
- Organizations whose services/programs are tax-supported formal education.
- Organizations whose service/programs are designed to promote or support a specific religious persuasion and/or human services program which require, as a condition of receiving the service, that the client belongs to or actively participated in a specific religion or religious activity.
- Organizations whose services/programs are of a political nature.

Pre-Application Information:

Application are due online by January 24, 2020.

The Cooke County United Way Allocation Committee reviews all applications. The Committee will schedule agency tours and allocation interviews once applications are submitted.

Contact Information:

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

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Please contact the Cooke County United Way at 940-665-1793 or for more information.

Cooke County United Way
P.O. Box 208
Gainesville, TX 76241

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Cooke County

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