Community Impact Grants

UNITED WAY OF THE BLACK HILLS (UWBH) ANNOUNCES $800,000 IN AVAILABLE GRANT FUNDING 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2022

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

ABOUT THE GRANT

Below are 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.

 

  • Quality early education and school success
  • Affordable childcare
  • 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

 

For more information or any additional questions, please contact Jamie Toennies, UWBH Executive Director, at jamie@unitedwayblackhills.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 awards will be announced and notifications sent in May 2022.  Funding runs from 6/1/22 through 5/1/23 and will be paid on a monthly basis.

The UWBH Board and Cabinet members will evaluate all applications and determine the grant funding during the summer.

Yes, the volunteers who review the grant will be from the community that you serve. But, we do have new volunteers every year who may not be as familiar with your program as in years past.

 

 

This is the only grant opportunity planned for 2022.

There is a chance we will offer smaller grants tied to our two initiatives - Black Hills Reads and Mental Health - later in the year but it is not confirmed yet. 

No, an audit is not required but you will have to explain why your don't do one and share what internal controls your agency has in place. 

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.

Contact Jamie at jamie@unitedwayblackhills.org or 605-343-5872