Purpose of Grant: The primary purpose of United Way of Broome County’s United We Stand Fund is to rapidly deploy flexible resources to non-profit agencies and other charitable organizations in Broome County that are addressing the critical needs of those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Project Period: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated weekly for future rounds. Decisions will be made throughout the crisis period to facilitate the urgent need for funding against evolving community need.
Application Due Date: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated weekly for future rounds.
Project Description: The United We Stand Fund provides aid to frontline human service organizations working within our local community to combat the outbreak’s emergent and economic consequences. Alongside our foundational strategies of Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Basic Needs, the United We Stand Fund supports innovative solutions to meet the community’s most urgent needs.
Eligible Applicants: All applicants must meet and provide evidence of the following requirements:
- Be a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization, groups fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, or other charitable organizations which are qualified to receive tax-deductible contributions, such as schools, faith-based organizations, and other public entities. This Fund will not fund individuals or businesses directly, labor unions, or other 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), and/or 501(c)(6) organizations. Grants will be limited to those organizations that serve Broome County.
- Abide by federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination.
Funding: The total budget for all work related to the project must not exceed $25,000.