How to Apply

Community 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.

Attend an upcoming Grantmaking Preview Session

Join us for a discussion about United Way of Metro Chicago’s impact fund plan. We will review our grantmaking strategy and application process for 2020. This event is open to all potential grant applicants. Sessions take place in early December 2019. Click here to learn more and register to attend.

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