United Way Application for Funding


Organizations applying for funds must meet the eligibility criteria (MS Word).

Funding Categories

The yearly funding cycle will target specific areas of need in the communities we serve. Applications for funding must be made to one of the following funding categories. Organizations may apply to more than one category. A full application and attachments must be submitted for each category. Rarely will more than one application will be funded for an Organization.

  • Successful Kids
    • Examples: Day care, after school programs, programs that build skills, confidence and character, programs that provide counseling, group support and mentoring.
  • Tools for Independence
    • Examples: Addiction intervention and treatment, transportation, services to seniors and disabled, counseling, networking and referrals.
  • Emergency Assistance
    • Examples: Crisis line, emergency shelter, food baskets and hot meals, clothing and other basic needs, disaster relief.

Site Visits

Organizations being considered for funding will be requested to host a site visit and conference with the Community Investment Committee reviewing their application. Organizations will be expected to have key staff, board and volunteers present at that conference.

Application Process

To apply for funds from the United Way of Umatilla & Morrow Counties send an e-mail to unitedwayumcoateoni.com Put REQUEST FOR APPLICATION in the Subject line. The application will be sent to the e-mail address making the request after January 1.

Questions/More Information?

Please call 541-276-2661 for more information.