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UNITED WAY OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY OFFERS MICRO GRANTS FOR PREVENTION MEASURES FOR COVID-19
(Thorofare) – The United Way of Gloucester County has opened up one page applications for “Live Healthy” Micro Grants that will focus on preventative measures to battle the spread of COVID-19. The purpose of the micro-grants is to help non-profit agencies meet the increasing demand for supplies such as wipes, soap, thermometers, and other prevention materials that will keep the community members safe.
“We are committed to helping our community members live healthier lives,” said Michael Gower, Executive Director of the United Way of Gloucester County. “These micro-grants are a response to the current pandemic and to assist in the aid of prevention measures for our frontline agencies whose resources may need additional support right now.”
These grants will support local nonprofit organization by providing up to $200 in funds to be used for the purchase of supplies and materials designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Agencies must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and must have a physical location and provide services to Gloucester County residents.
Agencies interested in applying must submit a complete application. More information can be found by emailing Nicole Morse, Director of Community Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“LIVE HEALTHY” Micro-Grant Request
The United Way of Gloucester County (UWGC) is looking to provide financial support to small non-profits located in and serving residents of Gloucester County. It is our goal to provide one-time micro grants up to $200 to support the work of agency programs that are making a difference in peoples’ lives here in our community. Our United Way will be making available micro grants for all nonprofits in our community to take preventive measures to battle the spread of the coronavirus. We acknowledge that you are forward facing and client based agencies and we would like to do our part to help you continue to Live United every day.
Grants will be awarded on a one-time basis to support community programs and agencies. The Grant could be used to supplement/enhance preventative measures for the COVID-19 pandemic in a critical one-time need. We ask that you think of your client’s needs and find that supplies purchased promote access to healthcare or health coverage and/or health education or provide resources for preventative measures.
Submission is limited to one application for one program per agency. Submitting an application does not assure that requested funding will be approved.
UWGC will only consider funding applicants that meet the following criteria:
- Organization must be a non-profit 501(c)3
- Must have a physical location and provide services to residents of Gloucester County
- Local organization, not a part of a national organization
Agencies who are not a currently funded UWGC Partner Agency are encouraged to apply.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
A complete application contains the following:
- Completed Application Form as a “Word” document
- Submit a copy of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt form from the IRS showing your agency’s EIN number
- A copy of the IRS 990, 990EZ, or 990 N Form
- Completed and signed Anti-Terrorism Form (included in mailing)
The Micro-Grant Application can be found here.