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Funding for Nonprofit Health & Human Service Organizations in Androscoggin County


United Way of Androscoggin County (UWAC) is currently accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for 2022 Community Investment Funding.

Donor Name: United Way of Androscoggin County

State: Maine

County: Androscoggin County (ME)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 11/29/2021

Size of the Grant: $250,000

Grant Duration: 1 Year


UWAC provides funding for nonprofit health and human service organizations serving people in Androscoggin County.

Grant Period

May 1, 2022 – April 30, 2023.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The organization is an incorporated nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Maine and has tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.
  • The organization has a Board of Directors that is an active, representative voluntary governing body, with regular meetings and is responsible for developing its mission, determining its strategic direction and providing oversight.
  • The organization has bylaws that state the purpose of the organization, make provisions for the size of the Board of Directors and provide rules for selection, tenure, number of officers and committees, financial and legal procedures, conflicts of interest and quorum requirements.
  • The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that sufficient funds are available for the organization to meet its objectives.
  • The organization has proof of adequate liability insurance coverage and will indemnify UWAC, its volunteers and staff from any and all liability for any damage or injury caused to any employee, client, patron, agency, visitor or guest of the organization.
  • The organization can submit, when requested, an IRS Form 990 and an audit (or financial review, in accordance with state law) prepared by an independent certified public accountant in compliance with generally accepted auditing standards as applied to nonprofit organizations.
  • The Board of Directors has inspected and approved the annual audit, or review, as well as IRS Form 990.
  • The organization has and maintains a balanced budget, or has an agreedupon plan for meeting all deficits.
  • The organization provides funded services in Androscoggin County, and its services are culturally sensitive and barrier free.
  • The organization has identified projects or programs that fall within the scope of one or more of UWAC’s Investment Areas: health, education, and financial stability.
  • The organization can adhere to UWAC’s Partner Program Agreement, available online.
  • The organization demonstrates reasonable efficiency in program management and adequacy of resources, both in materials and in personnel (voluntary and paid) to sustain a quality level of service.
  • The funding request to UWAC does not extend to individuals, civic or political institutions, school fundraisers, capital campaigns or endowments, sponsorships, event fundraisers, or sporting events.
  • If accepted and funded, the organization agrees to support United Way’s fundraising and outreach efforts by conducting an employee payroll campaign and by including the United Way logo on printed and electronic advertising and promotional materials.

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