Grant proposals for project and program requests of more than $50,000 should submit a Letter of Intent the cycle before applying for your grant. The LOI process will allow us to better provide feedback on larger grants before applicants complete the application process

  • Grant application deadlines for 2020 are listed below with grant reviews scheduled for January, March, May, July, September and November
  • To apply and create your use login Click Here. For questions, please reference the user manual for more information about the e-CImpact system 

The United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties will consider funding for:

    • 501c3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations with eligible health and human service programs
    • Other tax exempt organizations such as public and charter schools, municipal programs and other 501c nonprofit organizations

The United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties does not provide support for the following:

    • Granting foundations or pass-through funding for any purposes other than fiscal agency
    • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status
    • Individuals, including support for specific students, researchers, travel funds, conference fees, medical procedures, etc.
    • Religious activities, churches, or church sponsored programs limited to church membership or designed to proselytize
    • Political or lobbying organizations, or those supporting the candidacy of a particular individual
    • Individual athletic teams
    • Concerts or other entertainment events
    • Organizations or entities that may have known or reasonably perceived conflicts with the policies, procedures, programs and practices of United Way
    • Organizations which may pose a threat to the State of Arizona or the United States of America

Anti Terrorism Compliance Measures​​

In compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act and other counterterrorism laws, the United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties requires that each funding recipient agency certify that all United Way funds and donations will be used in compliance with all applicable anti-terrorist financing and asset control laws, statutes and executive orders.

Grant Applications

Nonprofit Grant Application

You may access the online grant application site here.
If your organization has received grant funding from United Way and has yet to submit a report for the program or project for which you received grant support, please complete and submit a Grant Impact Report and send it to the email address in the document link. 

Education Grant Application

 You may access the online grant application site here
Please note that, while we accept and review funding requests prioritized by local districts, we also encourage proposals that address one or more of our five local education objectives:

  • Improving school readiness for every child
  • Supporting efforts to ensure every student reads at grade level – especially by third grade
  • Increasing student access to quality transitional programs
  • Supporting community and school district efforts with teacher retention and recruitment
  • Providing direct support to teachers in the classroom by helping to cultivate innovative learning environments and approaches

2020 grant application submission deadlines

United Way grant reviews occur every other month.
Application deadlines for 2020 are: January, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1 and November 1.

Thank You Sponsors!

We wouldn’t be able to affect such positive change in the communities of Graham and Greenlee Counties without support from our wonderful donors and supporters. 

Thank you to the employees of Freeport-McMoRan, the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and to the other federated campaign supporters, the City of Safford, and UPS for your ongoing support!