Spring Community Impact Grants

Community Impact Grant





The Spring Community Impact Grants Applications will open on March 1st, 2021.


2021 Spring Grant Application Process:

Applications Accepted until 11:59 p.m. April 1, 2021


  • To apply, click the button below that says "Apply Community Impact Grants".

  • Download the fillable pdf form.

  • Complete the application and email it along with all required attachments to grants@uwcark.org. (Grants must be received by 11:59 CTS on April 1, 2021 to be considered for funding.)


Grant requests for $5,000 or below will not be considered for this grant cycle.


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2021 Spring Grant Eligibility Requirements:

United Way of Central Arkansas is accepting grant applications for the 2020/2021 grant year.

To be eligible for allocation consideration from the United Way of Central Arkansas Investment Grant,

your agency must meet ALL of the following criteria:


If you received a Mini-Grant in January of this year you are not eligible to apply for this grant cycle.


  • Provide a human service to residents of Faulkner, Perry, Van Buren County, and/or Conway County.

  • The organization must be recognized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a tax-exempt organization under 26 U.S. Code 501(c) 3 and to which contributions are tax-deductible pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 170(c)(2) and the organization is classified as a public charity under U.S.C. 509(a). A copy of the most recent IRS Determination Letter will be required.

  • File IRS form 990, or pro forma IRS for 990, and show a copy of such filing for a period ending no more than 18 months prior to January 2019.

  • Have a Certified Public Accountant conduct an audit every other year. The audit must include a management letter and if need be, an action plan for rectifying any deficiencies noted in the management letter.

  • Have an active local Board of Directors or Advisory Board (Residing in Faulkner, Perry Van Buren, and/or Conway County).

  • Have a policy of non-discrimination (board, staff, volunteers, and clients).

  • Procure and maintain valid and adequate policies of insurance regarding fire, loss, casualty, indemnity, and general and professional liability if applicable.

  • Have written policies on Board Membership and Governance in bylaws.

  • Have at least one part-time or full-time paid employee.

  • List of Board of Directors meeting dates during the past 12 months when a quorum was present and the month that you elect new board members.

  • Have an overall agency operating budget.