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Women United 2022

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 membership gives Siouxland women the opportunity to:

  • Direct their charitable contributions toward issues that matter most to them

  • Join other women in actively improving the community we live in

  • Network with members and non-profit agencies in the Siouxland area

Over one million dollars in grants awarded since 2006 to improve the lives of Siouxland children! 

Click HERE to read the 2022 Women United Newsletter.

WOMEN UNITED MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • BRONZE (1 VOTE): $1,250 annually

  • GOLD (2 VOTES): $2,500 annually

  • PLATINUM (4 VOTES): $5,000 annually

New members may join at any time during the year, contact Sharon at smesserschmidt@unitedwaysiouxland.com or call (712) 255-3551 for more information!

2023 WOMEN UNITED GRANTS APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN!

Program Grant requests of $500 - $2,499 are made as one time awards, with a focus on specific needs such as supplies, equipment, tutors, etc.

Brighter Future Grant requests of $2,500 - $50,000 can be made to support new, ongoing, or expanding programs that address issues similar to those shown below. 

  • Poverty and its influence on children

  • Health issues such as immunization rates and teen pregnancy

  • Literacy and access to educational opportunities in the summer

  • Parent involvement and its impact on children

  • Food insecurity

1.  Click HERE to see the Application Review Document.

2.  Click HERE to begin your Application!

Submission deadline is 12:00 pm (noon) on December 13, 2022.  Late submissions cannot be considered.

Contact Sharon Messerschmidt at smesserschmidt@unitedwaysiouxland.com with questions.