Welcome to United Way of Central New York’s comprehensive agency support page.
This page is intended to offer all human service agencies in Onondaga County the most up-to-date information on available grants, services, and training opportunities available in our community.
As always, we value your input. If you have any questions or concerns about information on this page or just want to give your feedback, please call us at 315-428-2211.
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In partnership with United Way Worldwide (UWW) and Door Dash, the United Way of Central New York is providing free deliveries of approved items from non-profit service providers to community members or to other non-profit agencies. If you need more information or are interested in discussing whether this is a good option for your program(s), please reach out to Jessica Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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United Way of Central New York is excited to announce a new 1-year funding opportunity for newer or smaller community-based organizations—Support Grants. We will be hosting a brief Webinar reviewing the opportunity and answering questions on April 6th, 2022. The webinar recording will be posted soon.
Grant Application Support Grants RFP
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Grant Eligibility (all components of eligibility apply to the agency applying or its fiscal agent):
Be a 501(c)3 non-profit human service organization providing services to residents of Onondaga County.
Have been in operation for at least three years.
Align with at least one of the eight prioritized UWCNY community outcomes.
Have at least one part-time employee (minimum of .05 FTEs).
Demonstrate the ability to achieve its core mission/deliver effective programming.
Are led or primarily staffed by member(s) that reflect the community or group(s) being served.
Focus on or seek to empower Black, Indigenous, or Populations of Color (BIPOC); LGBTQ+ Communities; New American or Refugee groups; or Women.
Serve individuals or families that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, and Employed (ALICE) or currently living in poverty.
Identify and propose a solution to address a gap in the ecosystem of currently available local services.
Utilize strategies that have been developed and implemented with input from and involvement by the community or groups the proposal seeks to serve.
Have an annual operating budget ranging between $50,000 and $500,000. Larger organizations/applicants are not precluded from applying, especially if they align with the other preferences outlined above.
April 6, 2022: Webinar on Grant Opportunity: Process & Context
April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12: Technical Assistance Sessions
May 13, 2022: Deadline for Applications
May – June: Volunteer Review Process
June 30, 2022: Applicants informed of funding decisions
July 1, 2022: Grant Cycle begins
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