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Become a Partner

United Way Partner and Grant Application

The 2020 application materials can be downloaded below. Applications and all supporting documents are due by May 1, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. If you have problems downloading any of the below documents, email United Way.

Step 1 - Determine if you are eligible to become a partner agency or grantee.

  • Click here to review the United Way of Gordon County Eligibility Requirements. (PDF)

  • Special note for new applicants: If you are a new partner seeking funding and you meet all the eligibility requirements, email United Way a letter of intent before submitting an application.

Step 2 - Instructions on how to apply for funding

Step 3 - Determine Your Status

Step 4 - Apply for Funding

NOTE: Don't forget to submit all supporting documents with the application.

Step 5 - Download and Sign the Below Documents

Step 6 - Review

Review the list below before submitting your application and supporting documents.

Supporting Documents You Will Need to Submit to United Way

  • UWGC Budget Form (previous and current year budget)
  • Submit Your Most Recent 990 or YTD Financial Statement
  • Submit Your IRS Determination Letter – 501(c)(3) status
  • Submit Your Charitable Organization Status with the Georgia Secretary of State - Corporations Division
  • Submit Your Non-profit Articles of Incorporation with the Georgia Secretary of State
  • Board Meeting Minutes (where allocation request was discussed and approved)
  • Board of Directors List
  • Beneficiary Data Sheet (previously known as Total Numbers Served)
  • Upload any other supporting documents

Signed Documents

  • Declaration of Status
  • Anti-Terrorism Act
  • Patriot Act Statement
  • Code of Ethics
  • Statement of Agreement

Step 7 - Submit

  • Complete the application in a word processor (do not fill your application out by hand)
  • Once complete, you may return your application in the following ways:
    - Email to (with documents attached)
    - Share via a web link (i.e. Google Drive, Dropbox folders etc.)
    - Deliver 10 copies to United Way of Gordon County located at 109 S. King St. at the Calhoun Depot