Grant Applications

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT UNITED WAY FUNDING

COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTS for 2020-2021

Thank you for your interest in United Way of Pitt County (UWPC) Grant Funding.  UWPC is proud to offer funding opportunities to area non-profit agencies and understands the vital role these organizations play in maintaining the well-being of our communities.  Our current grant opportunities include Micro Grants in an amount not to exceed $300.00, Community Grants in an amount not to exceed $2,500.00 and our Quarterly Grant process.  
 
United Way of Pitt County is accepting applications for grants to support projects that provides services aligning with our 3 focus areas:
  • EDUCATION: Helping children, youth and adults achieve their potential.
  • ESSENTIALS: Helping individuals and families meet basic needs.
  • FINANCIAL STABILITY/EARNING: Helping hard working families get ahead.

Community Action Grants

Our current Community Action Fund grant opportunities include:
  • Micro Grants in an amount not to exceed $300.00 
  • Community Grant in an amount not to exceed $2,500.00; with an urgent need focus on COVID response.
The same grant application document may be used for either the Micro Grant or the Community Grant
 
United Way of Pitt County encourages the electronic submission of grant applications.
This grant is in a word document, click here to apply.
 
Amounts to be determined monthly by the Community Impact Cabinet in consultation with the Treasurer.

    Quarterly Grant

    Grant funding will be restricted to Pitt County. Only government entities or non-profit organizations with 501 (c)(3) status are eligible for funding.
    Each quarter is a new grant process.
    • Quarter 2 Grants Due August 21 for activities in October, November, December (2020)
    • Quarter 3 Grants Due November 1 for January, February, March (2021)
    • Quarter 4 Grants Due February 1 for activities April, May, June (2021)
    BEFORE APPLYING
    • United Way’s Application Process is entirely online. To learn how to navigate GLM (Grant Lifecycle Manger), review the online tutorial.
    • Google Chrome is highly recommended because it offers spell check and navigates the online software the best. Download Google Chrome

    STARTING An APPLICATION

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    • Organizations that wish to apply for United Way funding must be a 501 (c)3 organization.
    • Programs that are offered funding must sign a contract.
    If you have questions about our funding process, please contact Dwain Cooper at 252-758-1604 ext. 210.
     
    COMMUNITY IMPACT CABINET
    Wayman Williams, Chair – Greenville Housing Authority
    Terry Atkinson – East Carolina University
    Chris Bethune – Publix Super Market
    Shantell Cheek – Access East
    Crystal Gooding – Pitt Community College
    Keith Letchworth – Trillium Health Resources
    Lou Norris – Greenville Utilities Commission
    James Rhodes – Pitt County Government
    Mary Worsley – Community Member