Community Impact Grants

United Way St. Croix Valley funds nonprofit agency programs in the areas of health, education, and financial stability in Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties, as well as parts of Burnett and Washburn counties.

OUR NONPROFIT AGENCY PARTNERS

United Way St. Croix Valley's mission is uplifting people by building relationships, connecting resources and uniting the St. Croix Valley communities. If your organization offers services in Western Wisconsin that advance this mission, we encourage you to apply for a community impact grant.  Registration and participation in our 211 St. Croix Valley Get Connected, Get Help referral service will also be considered when determining grant awards.

Click here to see a list of agencies that received funding in 2020 thanks to our annual campaign. 

HOW DO I APPLY?

The schedule for the next grant cycle is as follows:

  • January 4, 2021 (Mon.)     
    • Online grant applications available
  • February 26, 2021 (Fri.)     
    • Online grant applications due
  • March 4, 2021 (Thurs.)       
    • Notification to Agencies selected for Citizen Review
  • April 7, 2021 (Wed.)             
    • Face-to-Face (or Zoom) Citizen Review
  • April 12-16, 2021                   
    • United Way St. Croix Valley Site Visit
  • April 20, 2021 (Tues.)           
    • Community Impact Committee Grant Review          
  • May 18, 2021 (Tues.)            
    • Board Approval of Grants
  • June 17, 2021 (Thurs.)          
    • Agency Notification of Grant Award
  • July 29, 2021 (Thurs.)           
    • 2019-20 Agency Grant Final Report Due
  • July 30, 2021                         
    • First Payment
  • September 30, 2021               
    • Second Payment
  • November 30, 2021               
    • Third Payment
  • January 28, 2022                    
    • Fourth Payment
  • March 31, 2022                       
    • Fifth Payment
  • May 31, 2022                         
    • Final Payment
  • July 28, 2022 (Thurs.)           
    • 2020-21 Agency Grant Final Report Due

United Way St. Croix Valley will once again be utilizing e-CImpact, our online grant management software.  Partner agencies are issued login information.  For assistance accessing e-CImpact or navigating the system, please contact Lara Otsuka at [email protected] or (715) 377-0203 ext. 108.

United Way St. Croix Valley will conduct limited face-to-face reviews during the 2020-2021 grant cycle.  Select agencies will be notified by March 4, 2021.  The Citizen Review Panel will be held the afternoon of April 7, 2021.

School-based programs should use the School Request Form.  The amount of grant money available for each district is based on the amount of unrestricted donations made by faculty and staff.  Superintendents will be notified of the amount available once all school campaigns are complete.

 

Dates for the previous grant cycle (2020) are as follows:

  • January 3, 2020                      
    • Online grant applications available
  • February 28, 2020                  
    • Online grant applications due
  • March 5, 2020                        
    • Notification to Agencies selected for Citizen Review
  • April 8, 2020                          
    • Face-to-Face Citizen Review
  • April 13-17, 2020                  
    • United Way St. Croix Valley Site Visit
  • April 21, 2020                        
    • Community Impact Committee Grant Review        
  • May 19, 2020                         
    • Board Approval of Grants
  • June 18, 2020                         
    • Agency Notification of Grant Award
  • July 30, 2020                         
    • 2018-19 Agency Grant Final Report Due
  • July 31, 2020                         
    • First Payment
  • September 30, 2020               
    • Second Payment
  • November 30, 2020               
    • Third Payment
  • January 28, 2021                    
    • First 6 Month Agency Grant “Snapshot” Report Due
  • January 29, 2021                    
    • Fourth Payment
  • March 31, 2021                      
    • Fifth Payment
  • May 31, 2021                         
    • Final Payment
  • July 29, 2021                         
    • 2019-20 Agency Grant Final Report Due