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Community Impact Grant and Emerging Community Impact Grant

Grants to South Eddy County, New Mexico Nonprofits, Schools,
and Agencies for Health, Education, and Income Support

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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United Way of Carlsbad and South Eddy County (UWCSEC)

Deadline Date:

01/15/19 2:00 PM MST; Emerging Community Impact Grant accepted year round.


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Grants to South Eddy County, New Mexico nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies for programs that improve the quality of life in local communities. Funding is specifically intended for programs to support community members of every age in the areas of income support, education, and health.

Two types of grant funding are available:

Community Impact Grant: The Community Impact Grant addresses several needs within the community.

Emerging Community Impact Grant: UWCSEC will provide a mechanism for funding outside its existing Community Impact grant making in order to remain responsive to agency and community needs during the year.

Focus Areas:

1. Education:
Description: Helping individuals of all ages in the community achieve their full potential.

Priority Outcomes:
-Children enter school developmentally on track in terms of literacy and social, emotional, and intellectual skills.
-Young people graduate from high school.
-Youth develop life and work skills to help them make a successful transition from high school to adulthood.

2. Income Support:
Description: Helping families become financially stable and independent, while ensuring that basic needs are met.

Priority Outcomes:
-Families have support for basic needs, including shelter and food.
-Youth and adults develop financial literacy skills.
-Lower-income families move toward financial stability.
-Community members have resources to overcome disasters and emotional or financial crises.

3. Health:
Description: Helping to improve the health of all the members of the local community.

Priority Outcomes:
-Community members have access to basic and preventative health services.
-Youth and adults are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.
-Seniors and people with disabilities maximize their self-sufficiency.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182610

Estimated Size of Grant:

Emerging Community Impact Grant request shall be for no more than $10,000.

Term of Contract:

Community Impact Grant funds activities that commence by January 1st and expenditures shall be made within the funding period of January 1st to December 31st year to allow for results to be demonstrated based on spending.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants will:
-Operate or provide services within South Eddy County.
-Operate as a 501 (c)3 non-profit charitable health or health service organization, or organization that facilitates educational programs or as a governmental or quasi-governmental unit
-Operate under written Articles of Incorporation and By-laws or other written documents or statutes that define the applicant’s purposes, membership, management and operation.
-Operate on a non-discriminatory basis in employment, recruitment of volunteers and delivery of services.
-Demonstrate effective program performance and financial responsibility and accountability.
-Provide services that align with United Way’s identified needs in Education, Health and Income Support.

Emerging Community Impact Grants do not fund:

Annual Fund Drives
Operating Deficits or after-the-fact Support
Direct or Grass-roots Lobbying
Religious Purposes
Hospitals, Medical Research or Academic Research.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline date for Community Impact Grant is January 15, 2019 at 2:00 PM MST.

Emerging Community Impact Grant application is open and available as funding permits year around. You will be notified within 30 days of Receipt of Application.

Contact Information:

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

Community Impact Grant and Emerging Community Impact Grant applications:

For questions, contact:
Linda Dodd, Executive Director

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico: South Eddy County