Community Impact Grants

United Way St. Croix Valley funds nonprofit agency programs in the areas of health, education, and financial stability in Pierce, Polk, Burnett and St. Croix counties, as well as parts of 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. Community Impact Grant Program is open to 501(c)(3) organizations in Burnett, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties for programs impacting the health, education, and financial stability of local residents.  

HOW DO I APPLY?

The schedule for the next grant cycle is as follows:

  • January 9, 2023 (Mon.)     
    • Online grant applications available
  • February 24, 2023, 5pm (Fri.)     
    • Online grant applications due
  • March 2, 2023 (Thurs.)       
    • Notification to Agencies selected for Citizen Review
  • April 5, 2023 (Wed.)             
    • Face-to-Face (or Zoom) Citizen Review
  • April 18, 2023 (Tues.)           
    • Community Impact Committee Grant Review          
  • May 16, 2023 (Tues.)            
    • Board Approval of Grants
  • June 15, 2023 (Thurs.)          
    • Agency Notification of Grant Award
  • July 27, 2023 (Thurs.)           
    • 2021-22 Agency Grant Final Report Due
  • July 31, 2023                         
    • First Payment
  • September 30, 2023               
    • Second Payment
  • November 30, 2023              
    • Third Payment
  • January 30, 2024                    
    • Fourth Payment
  • March 31, 2024                    
    • Fifth Payment
  • May 31, 2024                    
    • Final Payment
  • July 25, 2024 (Thurs.)           
    • 2021-22 Agency Grant Final Report Due

United Way St. Croix Valley accepts grant applications online HERE.  For questions regarding the submission of grant applications, please contact Hannah Fenstermacher, Administrative Manager, at [email protected] or (715) 377-0203 ext. 108.

United Way St. Croix Valley will conduct limited face-to-face reviews during the 2023-2023 grant cycle.  Select agencies will be notified by March 2, 2023.  The Citizen Review Panel will be held the afternoon of April 5, 2023.

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.

Schedule for the PREVIOUS grant cycle:

  • January 10, 2022 (Mon.)     
    • Online grant applications available
  • February 25, 2022, 5pm (Fri.)     
    • Online grant applications due
  • March 3, 2022 (Thurs.)       
    • Notification to Agencies selected for Citizen Review
  • April 6, 2022 (Wed.)             
    • Face-to-Face (or Zoom) Citizen Review
  • April 11-15, 2022                   
    • United Way St. Croix Valley Site Visit
  • April 19, 2022 (Tues.)           
    • Community Impact Committee Grant Review          
  • May 17, 2022 (Tues.)            
    • Board Approval of Grants
  • June 16, 2022 (Thurs.)          
    • Agency Notification of Grant Award
  • July 28, 2022 (Thurs.)           
    • 2019-20 Agency Grant Final Report Due
  • July 29, 2022                         
    • First Payment
  • September 30, 2022                
    • Second Payment
  • November 30, 2022                
    • Third Payment
  • January 30, 2023                     
    • Fourth Payment
  • March 31, 2023                       
    • Fifth Payment
  • May 31, 2023                          
    • Final Payment
  • July 27, 2023 (Thurs.)           
    • 2021-22 Agency Grant Final Report Due