Community Impact Grants are distributed to agencies that are implementing new, innovative programs to meet emerging needs in the Greater Fall River community. To be eligible for Community Impact funds, an organization must be a nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization, have a current certificate of solicitation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and provide health and human service programs. Before applying, agencies should note that Community Impact Grants are restricted to new programs or projects and will be funded on a one year only basis.
Additionally, the United Way is accepting applications for up to $79,500 in one-time funding for services in the community specifically addressing family issues related to health and education. These “Investing in Families” and Impact grants may be for new or existing programs/services providing support for a broad base of the needs of families in Greater Fall River