United Way Partners with Nonprofit Agencies

Each year Matagorda County United Way (MCUW) invites interested nonprofit organizations to apply for United Way partnership and funding. Applications for 2017 funding are now being accepted. (See below) The deadline for filing is August 15, 2017. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) human service organizations that provide programs and services in Matagorda and/or Wharton counties are eligible.  Agencies must address a recognized need in the community consistent with the United Way’s mission and focus areas of improving health, education and financial stability.  Applicants should deliver cost-effective, high-priority programs and services locally, and demonstrate sound financial and administrative management practices.   There is a stringent review of the internal practices of each applicant during the United Way funding process to ensure that funds will be used efficiently and effectively. A tutorial providing assistance in completing the application will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 29 at 3:00 p.m.

Applications are available to be downloaded from the website (see right side of home page).  You may also call (979) 245-5852 for an application or link to an online form and/or information about eligibility requirements.   The application deadline for 2018 funding is 5:00 p.m.,  August 15, 2017.