The United Way of Greater Fall River is pleased to announce the 2024-2025 Impact Grants.
Donor Name: United Way of Greater Fall River
State: Massachusetts, Rhode Island
City: Fall River, Little Compton, Somerset, Tiverton, Westport
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $1000 to $10,000
Grant Duration: Grant Duration Not Mentioned
United Way of Greater Fall River’s Impact Grant is designed to fund smaller, new, and/or innovative programs that fill identified gaps in service in Greater Fall River in the areas of Health, Education, and Financial Stability. The programs funded by this align with needs identified in local Community Health Needs Assessments and with United Way Worldwide goals. Basic Needs grants are funded through a different application process and are not reviewed at this time.
To achieve the goals, United Way of Greater Fall River will focus resources on a limited set of investment areas where organizations can make the greatest impact and contribute to significant outcomes in the lives of the individuals in community.
Selected programs and initiatives help address Basic Needs, increase access to quality Education, improve Health outcomes, and promote Financial Stability for all.
- Allocation Grants
- annual invite-only grant; applicants preapproved by the Board
- Impact Grants
- annual competitive grant open to any 501c3 non-profit agency in service area
- Food and Basic Needs Grants
- annual grant open to any 501c3 non-profit food distribution partner in service area
- Special Initiatives
- flexible funding identified by community needs on an as needed basis
- Disaster Relief & Recovery
- disaster specific funding on an as needed basis
- 501c3 nonprofit health and human service agencies within the United Way of Greater Fall River (UWGFR) service area are invited to apply for Impact Grant funding. The service area includes Assonet, Fall River, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport, MA and Tiverton and Little Compton, RI.
- United Way of Greater Fall River will consider one (1) funding request per agency, up to $10,000. Agencies that utilize a common fiscal agent are welcome to apply.
- All programs must demonstrate deep impact on individuals and families. Applicants are encouraged to use data to demonstrate the need for the program in the community.
- Impact Grants must align with United Way of Greater Fall River’s pillars of focus: Health, Education & Financial Stability.
- Special consideration will be given to programs that help build capacity, target underserved populations and BIPOC individuals, and promote racial equity.
- Agencies should consider the UWGFR and United Way Worldwide Impact Goals and Racial Equity Strategies in their program submission.
United Way of Greater Fall River does not award Impact Grant1 funding to:
- Individuals or stipends given directly to individuals
- Endowment funds
- Capital projects or improvements
- Fundraising and/or events
- Debt or existing obligations
- Organizations or programs designed to elect candidates to public office
- Programs located outside of their service area
For more information, visit United Way of Greater Fall River.