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Cooke County United Way (CCUW) Funding Allocation

Cooke County United Way (CCUW)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #139124

Grant Description

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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local residents in eligible locations. Funding is intended for applicants that offer charitable, character building, philanthropic, and health and human services to local individuals and families. Programs/services shall support the resources assisting residents of Cooke County, Texas to achieve their maximum potential through health, education, and financial stability.

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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 3 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 three-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:

Applications will be accepted Monday, January 25th through Thursday, February 25, 2021. Applications are due by 5 p.m.

Term of Contract:

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

Contact Information:

Apply Online:

For questions, contact Andrea Grangruth at

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

Cooke County United Way
114 E Main Street
Gainesville, TX 76240

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