Women United exists to provide financial support to organizations or groups that demonstrate the ability to enhance the quality of life for Siouxland youth.
Women United works with Siouxland women to:
Direct their charitable contributions toward issues that matter most to them
Join other women in actively improving the community we live in
See first-hand the difference they have made in the lives of people in the community
Registration for membership is open until December 31st.
WOMEN UNITED GRANTS
The members of Women United are committed to funding sustainable programs with positive results. Since 2006 have awarded 55 grants totaling over $801,571 to local non-profit groups aimed at life-improving programs for Siouxland youth.
GRANT APPLICATIONS OPEN SEPTEMBER 2017
Brighter Futures Grants: Requests of $2,500 - $50,000 to support new or ongoing programs that address the following:
Poverty and its influence on children
Health issues such as immunization rates and teen pregnancy
Illiteracy and access to educational opportunities in the summer
Parent involvement and its impact on children
Program Grants: One-time grants of $500 - $2,499 for special programming needs, such as playground equipment or tutors.
All application materials must be received at United Way of Siouxland no later than 4:30PM on the OCTOBER 2017 DEADLINE. No late applications will be considered.
The Application Process
1. After reviewing the full grant eligibility & requirements the online application must be completed. Follow the link for the appropriate application:
2. Submission of the following:
IRS determination letter granting non-profit status Section 501c3
as appropriate, annual reports, organization and/or program brochure or newsletter
financial statements (prefer audited) for the past two years
list of board members and any key employees.
Brighter Futures grant applicants must also submit a one page program budget in one of the following electronic formats: PDF, Word, or Excel
Click HERE to email electronic copies and any hard copies of these or any other forms may mailed or delivered to:
c/o United Way of Siouxland
701 Steuben St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 2017 BY 4:30PM
Emergency Grants: These one-time grants of $100 - $500 are available year-round to assist children in emergency or life altering situations. These are grants for individuals, not agencies or organizations.
Requests for funds must be submitted through a local non-profit agency in Woodbury, Dakota, or Union Counties. For instructions on how to apply download the form below:
To learn more about Women United email us or call 712.255.3551