EMERGING SOLUTIONS INVESTMENT AWARDS:

 

United Way of St. Joseph County is introducing a new investment area, Emerging Solutions.

Emerging Solutions Investment Awards are designed as an opportunity for United Way of St. Joseph County to invest in and connect with new programming and partnerships that align with our mission to move people from poverty to possibility. For the purpose of this grant, new programs are defined as programs that have been developed within the 12 month time period prior to the date of submitting the application.

Requests may not exceed $5,000.00 for this category, and a program may only be awarded an Emerging Solutions investment award once in the lifetime of the program. Applications must be submitted online through e-CImpact:

 https://agency.e-cimpact.com/login.aspx?org=16620U

Applications will be accepted beginning January 20, 2017. These Investment Awards will have a rolling deadline. Received applications will be reviewed quarterly (May, June, September, November) with approved recommendations from the Community Impact Committee presented to the Board of Directors for final approval.

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Emerging Solutions Investment Award
This PDF contains an overview of the investment award information, including guidelines. 

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Community Impact Plan
This document outlines the 2016-2019 plan to transform UWSJC from a traditional fundraising organization to an impact organization.  Funding initiatives are highlighted and key terms and processes are defined. 

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Emerging Solutions Application Instructions
This PDF will walk you through the application process. 

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E-CImpact Agency Training Manual
This manual will provide an overview of utilizing 

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Emerging Solutions Evaluation
This PDF will be used to review all applications in the Emerging Solutions category. 

PROGRAM SOLUTIONS GRANT APPLICATION:

United Way of St. Joseph County opens Program Solutions: Emergency & Crisis Services Investment Award Application will open on February 6th. Applicants must have participated in the LOI process.

The deadline for application submissions is 5pm EST on March 3rd.

https://agency.e-cimpact.com/login.aspx?org=16620U

Questions should be directed to Sheri Niekamp, Director of Community Impact, via email at   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of volunteers, and all applicants will provide a presentation to these panels regarding the programming for which they are requesting funding.


Grant awards will be announced in June.

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CommunityImpactPlan

Community Impact Plan
This document outlines the 2016-2019 plan to transform UWSJC from a traditional fundraising organization to an impact organization. Funding initiatives are highlighted and key terms and processes are defined. 

InstructionIcon

Program Solutions Grant Application
This PDF contains an overview of the items on the application.  Application must be completed in e-CImpact.
 

ECImpact

Agency Manual for e-CImpact
A helpful guide for registering and accessing the Letter of Intent. Includes screenshots and specific instructions for the web based process. 
FAQ Evaluation Form
This evaluation form will be used by the panel of volunteers in review of the application and presentation.
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