We support agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for us all, particularly in our focus areas of addressing basic needs, financial stability, education, and health. United Way remains a leader in tackling big, complex issues in Benton and Lincoln counties, bringing together many community partners to help solve them. We provide resources and funding to nonprofits whose strategies align with ours and invite 501(c)3 organizations that are outstanding in our funding areas to consider applying for grants through our funding opportunities.
United Way runs a competitive application process to support high quality programs serving individuals and families in our geographic footprint. Find more information here.
- Meeting Basic Needs:
- Breaking the Cycle: Investments fund long-term preventative projects implemented by a formal collaboration of service providers
- EFSP: supplemental support to help expand the capacity of existing food and shelter programs in high-need areas within the jurisdiction (Benton County or Lincoln County, OR)
- South Benton Advisory Group
Resources for Partners
There are more than 300 registered nonprofits in Benton and Lincoln counties. United Way understands that a strong nonprofit sector will translate into a stronger community. The following is a selection of resources we believe will help organizations aquire the knowledge, tools, and resources to fulfill their missions.
Performance & Management
Fundraising & Storytelling