2018-19 Application for Funding

Only online applications will be accepted. 

The DEADLINE to submit your 2018-19 application for funding is February 3rd, 2018- 3:00 pm

If your application is received after the deadline, your organization may not be eligible for funding in 2018. The exception to this is Project Grant Applications, which are accepted by the United Way Board throughout the year. Project Grant Applications have not been converted to online applications yet. Please download the PDF form off of our website and mail it in.

Our Mission - To acquire and coordinate resources to improve the quality of life for people in need.

Directions: Please see 2018-19 Funding Application Guide here

Please check the following completed documents are ready to be uploaded along with the Application for Funding form (Please prefix your files with the abbreviation of your Agency)
• Complete Board of Directors List
• Most recent financial statements as prepared by an accredited accountant 
• Current Budget – see attached template
• Current Bylaws
• Most recent Annual reports

Download the United Way Member Agency Application form by clicking here
Upload the Application form and associated documents by clicking here

Applications must include ALL requested documentation. Agencies applying must be a Registered Canadian Charity and provide your Charitable Number on the application form.

Eligibility - Eligibility for United Way funding is based on the following criteria:

- The organization applying for funding provides services to residents within United Way Alberta Northwest region. This region is from the BC Border to Fox Creek and
   Slave Lake, from Grande Cache to the NWT. All funds requested must support programming within our region. If you are unsure if your service area falls beyond our   region, please contact our office for clarification
- The organization has an active volunteer board of directors who govern the organization
- The organization provides financial statements
- The organization has an active charitable status with Revenue Canada

Funding Criteria - Financial support from United Way Alberta Northwest

- Will fit with funding priorities, based upon established demonstrated community needs
- Will be in support of specific, defined programs that serve individuals with our region
- Will be based on the availability of financial resources and the availability of other funding sources for the agency

Please ensure that all supporting documents are attached. If you have questions regarding other changes on the Application, please do not hesitate to ask.

. • All applicants will receive a Memorandum of Agreement prior to the release of any funds in 2018. No funds will be released until you have signed and returned the
     Memorandum to our office

 •  All successful applicants will be expected to complete a mid-year report prior to October 31st, 2018 and a final report by April 15, 2019. In addition brief quarterly
    financial reports will also be required. Report Forms will be provided to you by September 1st, 2018. Failure to comply with these reports may result in loss of
    funding

2018 Timelines

Funding Cycle April 1, 2018-March 31, 2019

Final Application Due: February 3, 2018
Funding/Allocation Meetings: February 12-13, 2018
Mid-March Funding announcements

If you have any questions, contact our United Way Alberta Northwest Office: 780-532-1105