Community Investment Fund

Welcome to Step 1: Intent to Apply for Funding

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Community Investment Grant through United Way of Gratiot & Isabella Counties for FY20 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). This one-year funding cycle focuses on three key areas of community investment: 1) early childhood education & literacy programs, 2) youth development and mentoring initiatives and 3) hunger & homelessness/financial assistance for local individuals & families.

Please provide basic information as requested below regarding your intent to apply for United Way funding for FY20. There is no need to go into extensive detail at this point in the process, so please keep your Program Summary and response to the Community Resources question to the 150 word maximum. After the initial review, we will inform you of the next steps, timeline, etc.

Separate applications must be submitted if you are applying for funding for multiple programs.



Please complete the form below

Primary Contact *
Primary Contact
Phone *
Area Served *
Program Focus *
In 150 words or less, provide a brief summary that can be used by United Way to describe your program or service to the general public.
In 150 words or less, provide your BEST argument for support addressing HOW this program or service benefits the community, and WHY United Way's Community Investment committee should support it financially.
Are you interested in learning about our Matching Grants? *
The initial application will be reviewed within two weeks of submission. Qualifying applicants will be provided with information regarding next steps, timeline, etc. Thank you!