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2017-2019 Investments Application Information

United Way of Elgin is pleased to announce the opening of the 2017-2019 Investment Application Process. Over the next several months, volunteer committees will examine requests for support from local health and human service organizations and determine which programs United Way of Elgin will fund. Our full media release regarding the process can be found here.

The Education focus area is OPEN to all local 501(c)3 organizations with programs that help children be prepared for school, help students achieve reading sucess, and help youth transition to college or career training. Interested organizations can download the instructions and Education Application documents below. Please review the outcome indicators to make sure that your program aligns with United Way of Elgin prorities and goals.

The Strong & Secure Families focus area is open to currently funded agencies only. United Way of Elgin will not accept any unsolicited applications for programs under this focus area.

Application Packet

Investment Process Background, Guidelines & Instructions

Education Application

Budget and Demographics Excel File

Patriot Act Form

Investment Process Timeline

Applications due to the United Way of Elgin

March 27, 2017

Agency presentations to Investment Panel

Mid-April to Mid-May 2017

Investment Panels’ deliberation              

May 2017

Funding recommendations presented to UWE board

May 2017

Agencies notified of decision

June 1, 2017

Funding begins

July 1, 2017