Union Benevolent Association (UBA) Grants

Grants to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Nonprofits to
Benefit Disenfranchised and Vulnerable Populations

GrantWatch ID#: 174545
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Union Benevolent Association (UBA)


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Grants of up to $1,000 and grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations to benefit those in need. The Foundation funds projects that support people with disabilities, low-income communities and individuals, the disenfranchised, and other vulnerable populations.

The Foundation prioritizes support for projects that serve seniors/elderly or children/youth and are specifically interested in combating poverty, increasing employment, furthering education, and improving health. However, UBA will consider proposals which uniquely address issues affecting the priority populations described above.

Types of Funding:

-General Operating Support: Only organizations with operating budgets under $500,000 are eligible to apply.

-Project Support: Priority will be given to organizations with operating budgets below $1 million.

-Micro-grants: Organizations may apply for grants below $1,000 for small projects. Priority will be given to organizations with operating budgets below $250,000.

-General Operating Support: $1,000 - $5,000
-Project Support: $1,000 - $5,000
-Micro-grants: Organizations may apply for grants below $1,000 for small projects.

The Union Benevolent Association:
-Only makes grants to nonprofit organizations recognized under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Small, new and/or grassroots efforts may be eligible if they partner with a recognized 501(c)(3) organization acting as a fiscal sponsor
-Only makes grants to organizations that serve people within Philadelphia
-Does not make grants to individuals
-Does not make grants to support capital renovations, major building campaigns or endowments
-Will only fund an organization for three out of the past five years. If your organization has received funding 3 times from 2012 - 2016, you are not eligible to apply for funding at this time.

The online application opens 30 days before due date.

-March 1st, 2017
-September 30th, 2017

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

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Angela Jubinville, Administrator

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