UNITED WAY OF THE BLACK HILLS (UWBH) ANNOUNCES $280,000 IN AVAILABLE FUNDING FOR A NEW COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT OPPORTUNITY THAT ALIGNS WITH THE FINDING OF THEIR 2019 COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 20, 2021
ABOUT THE GRANT
Below are some of the areas of need that will be considered for funding. Any nonprofit, library, or school providing services and addressing these issues below in the Black Hills region can apply for funding.
- Access to affordable mental health care providers
- Prevention & treatment services for substance abuse
- Child and domestic abuse treatment and support services
- Access to affordable housing and emergency housing/shelter
- Access to diverse, emergency food programs
- Economic opportunities including workforce development and services to improve a family’s economic situation
- Removing transportation barriers to help clients access the services noted above
Note: education and early childhood not included in this grant opportunity. UWBH will have another opportunity later this year focused on these issues.
For more information or any additional questions, please contact Jamie Toennies, UWBH Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (605) 343-5872.
Grant Application FAQS
Visit: https://www.unitedwayblackhills.org/cigrants and click on the “Click Here to Apply” link or go directly to the grant portal at http://agency.e-cimpact.com/login.aspx?org=44150U. If you haven’t used this software to apply for a UW grant, check out the “How to Access UW Grant Software” instructions.
This funding is aligned with our 2019 Community Needs Assessment. We highly recommend you read it to decide if your program aligns with this funding opportunity. You can find the needs assessment at https://www.unitedwayblackhills.org/community-needs-assessment.
This is a brand-new grant opportunity from UWBH, therefore there is no typical grant amount yet. There is no minimum/maximum amount to apply for.
Funding is for one year
Grant decisions will be made by September 2021. Once you are notified, you will receive the funding on a monthly basis.
The UWBH Board and Cabinet members will evaluate all applications and determine the grant funding during the summer.
Any service or program that helps clients access needed mental health services. This could include things like paying for counseling, partnering with a counseling provider to come to your location, paying for psychiatric medication, etc.
Yes, transportation is a barrier for many to receive care. Programs that help remove that barrier so that clients can access programs that address the issues identified in the Needs Assessment would qualify for this funding.
Yes. If you are using this as a match be sure to mention that in the narrative so that the volunteers evaluating your application can see how you are leveraging UW funds to bring additional funds to your program.