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Collaborative Impact Grant - Financial Stability & Basic Needs

Grants to St. Lucie County, Florida Organizations to
Promote Economic Stability for Local Households

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Foundation / Corporation

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United Way of St. Lucie County

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Grants to St. Lucie County, Florida organizations for initiatives that positively impact available housing, household income, and economic stability. Funding is intended for programs that provide low and moderate income individuals with basic needs, as well as job skills needed to succeed financially.

The Foundation's financial stability community goals are to increase ALICE households from 54% to 55% by 2021, and decrease households in poverty from 16% to 14% by 2021.
- Affordable Housing: Obtain and maintain safe, decent and affordable housing.
- Job Readiness Training or Skills: Low‐income individuals acquire basic education, post secondary training, and soft skills needed in the workforce.
- Stabilization or Manageable Expenses: Low‐income working families' access the supports necessary to manage their expenses.

Basic Needs or Safety Net Services: Low and moderate‐income households use a safety net of services that support their basic needs such as food, shelter, and housing.
- Low‐income households utilize a safety net system that supports basic needs.
- Meet basic needs in an emergency and an on‐going basis.
- Individuals have knowledge, skills, and access to resources necessary to manage and prevent crisis.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150552

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations operating in St. Lucie County are welcome to apply.

Pre-proposal Conference:

On Monday, April 2nd, training for all selected agencies on the application will be held from 9:00-10:30AM at IRSC Main Campus, Bldg. W, Room 250.

Pre-Application Information:

The United Way of St. Lucie County will accept applications for the 2018-2019 funding year (July 2018 - June 2019).

- Monday, March 26th: Funding announcement released to community
- Monday, April 2nd: Financial Stability & Basic Needs Application available on e-Cimpact
- Monday, April 2nd: Training for all selected agencies on the application 9:00-10:30AM at IRSC Main Campus, Bldg. W, Room 250
- Friday, April 13th: Proposed Outcomes and Indicators Due to UW
- Tuesday, May 1st: 5:00PM Financial Stability, Health, & Basic Needs applications due through e-Cimpact
- Monday, May 14th / Tuesday, May 15th / Thurs., May 17th: Basic Needs Panel – 8:00AM – 2:00PM, Staff: Jessica Parrish Finance
- Weds., May 23rd andThurs., May 24th: Financial Stability Panel – 8:00AM – 2:00PM, Staff: Jessica Parrish
- Fri., June 1st: CIC Reviews Panel Recommendations – 2:00PM
- Weds., June 20th: UW Board Meeting to determine funding
- Thurs., June 21st: Grant Letters/Agreements to Agencies
- Sun., July 1st: Funding begins

Current Funded Partners of United Way of St. Lucie have been given information about how to access the on-line application. A manual of instructions for using the on-line application is included. Applicants may find it helpful to print it out to use as one completes the application.

Outcomes must be from the list of standardized outcomes and indicators and must be chosen from the focus area for which the application is submitted. The forms shown are FOR REFERENCE ONLY.

Contact Information:

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

If the applicant is an agency not currently funded by United Way of St. Lucie County and wish to apply for funding for the 2018-2019 funding year, please visit

The Financial Stability & Basic Needs Application will be available on e-Cimpact on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Jessica Parrish, Director of Collaborative Impact

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: St. Lucie County