United Way of PEI Fund: 2024-2026
Click here to access the Community Grant Application Portal and start your funding application. Applicants must enter the access code UWPEI in order to access and complete an application for the available funding streams. *** Important: Please read the information below and our FAQ before starting your application.***
About the Fund
The United Way of PEI Fund invests in the most pressing and complex human and social needs facing our community today. We take applications for the United Way of PEI Fund every second year and charities receive funding for two years. Organizations who apply must be from the social sector and be addressing one or more of our community priorities:
Applications are evaluated by a panel of dedicated volunteers to ensure that our donors’ contributions are invested where they can create the greatest impact.
General Eligibility Requirements:
Thank you for considering applying for the United Way of PEI Fund. The charitable organization sponsoring, or leading, the project must meet all of the following criteria:
The charitable organization leading/sponsoring the project, AND the applicant community/resident group (if different from the sponsoring/leading charitable organization), must meet all of the following criteria:
We do not provide funding for the following:
This is a two-year funding process and with this funding, you will become one of the United Way of PEI’s funded partners for two years. This year we are offering two streams of funding, one application is for project funding, and we are piloting an application for operational funding at an organizational level. To apply for the operational funding stream, the organization must have been a funded partner of the United Way of PEI during the last 5 years. These agencies include:
If you fit the criteria for applying for this grant and have not been a funded partner of ours in the last 5 years, please fill out the project-based funding application. You will be prompted during the online application form. Agencies that have been a UWPEI funded partner in the last five years can apply for both streams of funding (project and operational). If you apply for operational funding and the committee does not think it is a match, a United Way of PEI staff will connect with you to see if you apply for project funding.
The maximum amount awarded for project funding is $50,000 per year for two years. The maximum amount awarded for operational funding is $50,000 per year for two years. This round of Community Investment Grants will begin in April 2024 and end in March 2026.
Feedback and Support:
If you have questions about the United Way of PEI Fund, the selection process or the application process, please click here to read our FAQ.
United Way of PEI staff are available to answer any additional questions about the funding and selection process, United Way focus areas, United Way outcomes, and can provide support in developing your project outcomes. For further information or support, please contact Treena Smith, Director of Community Impact and 211 PEI, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close October 6, 2023 at 11:59 PM.
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