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 let us know when you're ready join!

Registration for membership is open from mid-Summer until December 31st each year.  

 

WOMEN UNITED
MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

  • BRONZE (1/2 VOTE): $1,250 annually

  • GOLD (1 VOTE): $2,500 annually

  • PLATINUM (2 VOTES): $5,000 annually

WOMEN UNITED GRANTS

The members of Women United are committed to funding sustainable programs with positive results.  This was truly a landmark year for Siouxland youth programs, as over ONE MILLION DOLLARS in Women United grant monies have been awarded since the group was founded in 2006.

The 2020 Women United Brighter Futures and Program Grants were awarded on Wednesday, March 11 in a ceremony at United Way of Siouxland. Agencies receiving awards this year:

2020 Brighter Futures Grant recipients:

Sky Ranch Behavioral Services - $22,750

MercyONE Child Advocacy Center - $3,500

Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa - $7,000

Heartland Counseling Services - $12,608

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland - $14,753

Siouxland Community Health Center - $11,544

2020 Program Grant recipients:

Gigi's Playhouse Sioux City - $1,200

Native American Children's Center - $2,400

Annual grant applications will be available November 2020

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.

The Application Process

After reviewing the full grant eligibility & requirements an online application must be completed and required documents submitted. Applications are made available in November and are due in December of each year.  Grant awards are made in March.

To learn more about Women United email us or call 712.255.3551