2009 United Way of Pueblo County
COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT
United Way of Pueblo County
P.O. Box 11566, Pueblo, CO 81001
To develop donor resources to enhance the quality of life
for the people of Pueblo County.
United Way of Pueblo County will award a one-time only special project grant(s) to nonprofit
organizations in Pueblo County. Programs that qualify should address a pressing unmet human
service need not currently funded by United Way dollars. Both current United Way partner agencies
and non-United Way partner agencies may apply.
Community Impact Grant Guidelines
Grant(s) are intended as one-time only special program grants that help to launch a new program or
venture, or that will substantially strengthen an existing program not currently funded by United Way.
Grant(s) will be awarded to the program that can demonstrate a significant, measurable impact on the
Who may apply: Non-profit organizations in Pueblo County with a
Appropriate projects: Projects consistent with United Way's mission and supporting new
initiatives that are aimed at producing measurable improvement in some
unmet human services need in Pueblo County.
The following will not be funded: athletic teams or events, school activities
for which school credit is earned, proposals to fund prior year deficits,
projects directed by for-profit organizations; proposals to fund established
programs already funded with United Way dollars.
Application Deadline: April 10, by 12 noon, no exceptions will be made
Finalists will be interviewed as part of the decision making process.
Amount of Awards: Range of $5,000 to $25,000
Award Date: June 2009
Period: Grants are intended as a one-time special project grant(s) only. Therefore,
United Way funding is short term. Funds will be available for one year
after notification of grant award.
2009 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT APPLICATION PROCEDURES
A complete application includes 14 packets that contain the following:
Use the attached cover sheet
Current Board Approved Organization Budget
Proposal (no more than 3 pages):
Your concise proposal must contain the following information clearly identified with headings:
1. Brief history and explanation of mission of organization
2. Project/Program Description
3. Human service need in Pueblo County being addressed
4. Specific target population and estimate of number of lives affected.
5. Expected outcomes of program
6. Evaluation procedure description (method for measuring expected outcomes)
7. Future funding sources for project/program
8. Implementation schedule for the project (specific dates)
9. Plan for acknowledging United Way as a funding source
Verification of 501(c)3 status
Current List of Board of Directors
Proof of Directors, Officers & Liability Insurance
Due within 30 days of conclusion of project or by July 31, 2010, whichever is first.
A written report that should address outcomes of the proposal items listed above.
Financial report detailing how grant money was used.
An oral report to United Way Board of Trustees at a time to be determined, but no later than the
August 2010 board meeting.
United Way of Pueblo County
2009 Community Impact Grant Application
Date of Application: _______________________
Name of Organization: _____________________________________________________________
Mailing Address: __________________________________________________________________
Contact Person, Title: ______________________________________________________________
Phone Number: __________________________________ Fax: ___________________________
Program/Project Title: ______________________________________________________________
Dollar Amount Requested: __________________________________________________________
Program/Project Dates: _____________________________________________________________
Total Project Budget: _______________________________________________________________
Annual Agency Operating Budget: ____________________________________________________
Total number of Lives Affected: ___________
Summarize your request in 30 words or less: ____________________________________________
Other Sources of Revenue for the Program/Project
(Please list confirmed and pending sources, use attachment if necessary)
By signing this cover sheet, we understand that a project report must be submitted to United Way
within 30 days of the conclusion of the project or by July 31, 2010, whichever is first.
Contact Person signature print name Date
Chief Professional Officer signature print name Date
Board Chairman/President signature print name Date