2022 Community Investment Mini-Grant Application

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This agreement is based on the mutual beliefs of both the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee and the participating organization that:

  • The goal of meeting the human needs of the people of Lowndes and/or Noxubee County demands the united efforts of all segments of the commuity.
  • Human services planning, community-wide fundraising and the allocation of funds based upon citizens' review of services are the most effective and efficient means of meeting the human needs of the community.
  • Clear understanding and mutual acceptance of the respective roles of the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee and the participating organization are essential to their joint effort to meet the human needs of the Lowndes and Noxubee counties.

With these mutual beliefs in mind, the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee and the participating organization agree to work cooperatively to increase the public's awareness and understanding of the human service needs of the area, and to work together to meet these needs.

County Served
Years Served
Impact Area
if different from Executive Director/CEO
Agency Address
Name of program for which funding is being requested
not to exceed $5000
In 200 words or less, describe the organization requesting funding, including history, years of operation, general mission statement, current programs and organizational accomplishments.
In 200 words or less, please provide a brief description of the program/event and how it relates to the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee's impact areas of (1) health, (2) financial stability, (3) education, and/or (4) support services. 

Funds can NOT be used for salaries, reimbursements, matching funds, funding capital campagins, operational expenses, consulting fees, or lobbying but should be spent to meet a direct need in the community.
Identify the target population and the geographic community to be served by this progam.
Discuss your plans to fund this program beyond the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee grant. Describe plans for the transition to other sources of funding.
Explain how the United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee's funds will be used to help support this program. Be specific.
Please provide a budget to show how the grant will be utilized for the program (this can be in the space provided or as an attached spreadsheet).
Please provide any additional information you would like to share about the program.
Upload your program budget
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If awarded, a one-page summary of the program must be submitted to the United Way office on one of the following dates and may be submitted via USPS mail or emailed to lhendereson@uwlc-ms.org.

Your report should include (1) current project status, (2) impact to date, (3) volunteer hours and (4) projected completion timeline.

  1. 2nd Quarter (April-June), due July 14, 2022
  2. 3rd Quarter (July-September), due October 13, 2022
  3. 4th Quarter (October-December), due January 12, 2023 
By submitting this funding application, I confirm my organization's understanding and acceptance of the rules and conditions for application. 

I hereby certify that I am the duly authorized officer or representative of the requesting organization and to the best of my knowledge, the information provided in this application is accurate.  I agree to provide additional documentation in support of the information provided if requested by United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee.

Signature of Executive Director/CEO/Applicant