How to Apply

Impact Fund application process

United Way of Metro Chicago runs a competitive application process supporting high-quality programs that serve individuals and families in our geographic footprint. Agencies selected for funding align precisely with our focus areas, present evidence-based models for service delivery, demonstrate effectiveness with data-rich results and utilize United Way’s measurement framework.

2020-2021 application

Agencies interested in applying for the 2020-2021 Impact Fund grant cycle need to create a profile in eCImpact and submit a registration form. e-CImpact is United Way of Metro Chicago’s online system for managing its resource investment process annually. The open application period is January 6, 2020 at 5am through January 24, 2020 at 5pm.

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