Foundation / Corporation
United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM)
Grants of up to $7,500 to Maryland nonprofit health and human service organizations, as well as churches, preK-12 schools, hospitals, and IHEs, to address unanticipated and urgent needs. Applications are accepted from organizations serving Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Harford, Howard, and Carroll Counties.
United Way of Central Maryland’s Community Response Grant (CRG) application is an opportunity for nonprofit health and human service organizations to request United Way support for urgent, unexpected or emergency organizational needs.
Eligible activities include, but are not limited to:
-Increased need for program supplies as a result of unexpected, urgent circumstance
-Unexpected equipment replacement/repair costs
-Time specific/time limited/special opportunities that require the leveraging or additional resources / matching funds
-Organizational needs that are outside of the normal budget planning process, that emerge based on an urgent or emergency circumstance.
Examples of Approved CRG Requests:
Examples below are taken from previous Community Response Grant funding requests that were approved. Please note that making a similar request does not guarantee funding.
-A/C system stopped working in July and had to be repaired.
-Organization's thrift store was broken into in middle of the night and glass door had to be replaced (portion not covered by insurance).
-Support purchase of new commercial freezer to replace one that stopped working unexpectedly. Freezer needed to store meats and frozen produce for food pantry.
-Costs for bed bug extermination that had to be performed immediately after infestation at residential facility.
-Repair costs for a donated truck used to supply tools and materials to work sites.
GrantWatch ID#: 164711
Organizations may apply for up to $7,500 per application.
USA: Maryland: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties
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