Dear Not-For-Profit Director,       January 2019

 

The United Way of Perry County (UWPC) is currently accepting grant applications.  Grant funds for this grant cycle will be distributed in March 2019. This grant application is only available online at www.unitedwayperryco.org/Grantmaking.

 

The United Way of Perry County is a non-profit organization that raises funds annually in Perry and Crawford Counties to support health and human service non-profit organizations that work to enhance our mission to improve the quality of life for the people we serve by providing leadership and mobilizing resources to create lasting change.  

 

GRANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 2019

 

United Way of Perry County only funds organizations with a 501 (c) 3 IRS tax status.

 

All applicants must provide health and human services and be able to show how they will make a measurable impact on their community. UWPC will fund programs within organizations.  Any staffing requests must be prorated to show the portion used to provide the program services for which you are applying.

Our funding priorities are:  

 

1) Health (i.e. programs to improve personal health, reduce obesity, promote healthy & drug free lives, etc.)

2)  Education (i.e. programs that improve literacy, graduation rates, student success, etc.)  

3)  Emergency Assistance (i.e. programs that support access to job readiness, improve access to or provide basic needs, improve the quality of life and safety of families and seniors, etc.).

 

The timeline for this process is:

  • Grant Application Deadline: Thursday, February 14, 2019.  Application must be received by 5:00 p.m. (Central time) via email (unitedwayperry@gmail.com) by UWPC
  • United Way of Perry County Community Investment Review Committee will meet on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  All applicants must meet with their local Investment Review Committee for a final review of their application.  The person listed as Local Contact will be contacted to set up an appointment for your county’s Community Investment Day.   
  • Applicants will receive a confirmation email when application is received.
  • Grant Acceptance Notification:  All applicants will be notified of their funding status by the end of March 4, 2019.  
  • All grantees will be required to submit a mid-year and final grant report that will be available online at a later date.

 

Project/program areas that will NOT considered for funding:

  • Religious organizations for religious purposes
  • Political parties or campaigns
  • Endowment creation or debt reduction
  • Capital campaigns
  • Operating costs that are NOT directly related to the proposed project
  • Annual appeals
  • Travel requests for groups or individuals such as bands, sports teams or classes
  • Scholarships

 

The following must also be uploaded online along with application:

 

  • Organization’s most recent Federal IRS 501 (c) (3) tax determination letter (not to be confused with the Indiana State Tax Exempt document)
  • Copy of organization’s bylaws
  • List of organization’s current Board of Directors with officers indicated

 

If you have any questions regarding this application process, please contact me at 812.547.2577 or e-mail me at unitedwayperry@gmail.com.  For more information about the United Way of Perry County, please visit our website listed below.

 

Sincerely,

 

Lacy Jones

 

Lacy Jones, Executive Director, United Way of Perry County

GRANT  COVER SHEET  2019

Deadline for submission:   Thursday, February 14, 2019, received via email to unitedwayperry@gmail.com by 5:00 p.m. (Central Time).

LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

1. ORGANIZATION


2. LOCAL CONTACT


3. NAME OF SPECIFIC PROGRAM/PROJECT FOR WHICH FUNDS ARE BEING REQUESTED:


4. PLEASE INDICATE THE UNITED WAY OF PERRY COUNTY FUNDING PRIORITY YOUR PROGRAM/PROJECT ADDRESSES:


HealthEducationEmergency Assistance

5. SIGNATURE OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR EQUIVALENT:


6. SIGNATURE OF VOLUNTEER BOARD PRESIDENT:


*Your signature signifies that you have reviewed and approve of all details of this application and are prepared to discuss this application during the Community Investment Day Review session.


PROGRAM/PROJECT NARRATIVE


Please answer all questions within this Program/Project Narrative. Grant request must be for a program within your organization if your organization has multiple programs/projects. Include statistics within the written narrative and show how they support your project’s mission. The United Way of Perry County is dedicated to serving the residents of the counties they serve. All Project/Programs must show direct results on Perry County citizens.


1. PROGRAM/PROJECT SUMMARY:



2. COMMUNITY NEED:



3. FUNDING - THIS INFORMATION WILL SUPPLEMENT YOUR BUDGET TO EXPLAIN YOUR FUNDING NEEDS:



4. IMPLEMENTATION:



5. EVALUATION:


Organization Name:
Name of Program/Project within your organization:
Date:
Income & Expenses *Proposed Program/Project Budget for: *Current Program/Project Budget for dates of: Organization’s Annual Budget for dates of:
INCOME
1 Funding from this United Way
2 Funding from other United Ways
3 Individual and Corporate Contributions
4 Special Events and/or Agency Fundraising
5 Membership Dues
6 Income from Program fees
7 Sales of Materials
8 Grants
9 Investment Income
10 In-Kind Services
11 TOTAL INCOME
EXPENSES
12 Salaries
13 Employee Benefits
14 Employee Taxes
15 Professional Fees
16 Office Supplies
17 Utilities
18 Postage/Shipping
19 Office Rent
20 Rental & Maintenance of Equipment
21 Printing & Publications
22 Travel
23 Conferences, Conventions & Meetings
24 Specific Assistance to Individuals (Food, utilities, etc.)
25 Membership Dues
26 Awards & Grants
27 Miscellaneous
28 TOTAL EXPENSES
29 Excess or Deficit (Income-Expenses)
OTHER INFORMATION
30 Depreciation of Buildings & Equipment
31 Major Property & Equipment Acquisition ($                )
32 Reserve Fund Balance
33 Endowment Fund Balance

All Financial Information should be rounded to the nearest dollar.
*REMINDER: If your program/project is only one part of your organization’s work, please prorate the program’s share of the organization’s salaries/employee taxes, benefits/overhead, etc.