Women United

                

OUR MISSION

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

Download our flyer for more information about being a member and our 2017-18 Women United Season Calendar and download our Women United Membership Pledge Form when you're ready join!

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 20th 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

  • Food insecurity

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 OCTOBER 18th, 2017 to meet the 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:

BRIGHTER FUTURES APPLICATION

PROGRAM GRANT 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:

Women United
c/o United Way of Siouxland
701 Steuben St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 18th 2017 BY 4:30PM

Emergency Grants: These one-time grants of $1 - $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 the Community Action Agency. The application is below and can be submitted to Jean Logan at the Community Action Agency at jlogan@caasiouxland.org.

Emergency Grant Application

Emergency Grant Procedure

To learn more about Women United email us or call 712.255.3551