Grant Applications

General information about United Way of Pitt County Grant Opportunities.

COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT - 2021-2022

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 MicroGrants 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 provide services aligning with our 3 focus areas:

education

EDUCATION: 

Helping children, youth and adults achieve their potential.

work

EARNINGS/FINANCIAL STABILITY:

Helping hard-working families get ahead.

meal

ESSENTIALS:

Help individuals and families meet basic needs.

Community Action Grant

Our current Community Action Fund grant opportunities include Micro Grants in an amount not to exceed $300.00 and 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 1 Grants Due May 16, 2021 for activities in July, August, September (2021)

Quarter 2 Grants Due August 2, 2021 for activities in October, November, December (2021)

Quarter 3 Grants Due November 1 for activities in January, February, March (2022)

Quarter 4 Grants Due February 1 for activities April, May, June (2022)

BEFORE APPLYING

  • 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.
  • U.S. Patriot Act Form

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

Adrian Atkinson – City of Greenville

Chris Bethune – Publix Super Market

Shantell Cheek – Access East

Lou Norris – Greenville Utilities Commission

James Rhodes – Pitt County Government

Mary Worsley – Community Member