Become a Partner

United Way Partner and Grant Application

2021/22 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW LIVE. Applicants will have from MARCH 22, 2021 - APRIL 30, 2021 to complete. Applications submitted after April 30, 2021 will not be considered. Thank you!

A required meeting for all Panel Volunteers and Agencies will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 11 at 4:00 p.m. Panel volunteers will have until Tuesday, June 15 to make their recommendation to United Way after reviewing your application.

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.)
    - DO NOT SCAN APPLICATION or BENEFICIARY SHEET this needs to be submitted in an editable format