February 15, 2022
Contact: Jennifer S. Sexton
Collective Impact and Communications Director
United Way of Charlotte County
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) announces the opening of its 2022-2024 grant cycle, which includes funds provided by UWCC and funding administered on behalf of the Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and the City of Punta Gorda (COPG).
Funding will be allocated to non-profit partner agencies that administer programs addressing the root causes of poverty within the areas of education, financial stability, health and wellbeing and basic needs.
Agencies must meet the following qualifications: Be a non-profit tax-exempt corporation; provide health and human services to Charlotte County residents; meet financial reporting standards; be controlled by a voting Board of Directors; be able to provide an annual audit prepared by an independent CPA; and have administrative expenses under 25% of their total agency budget.
To be eligible to apply for UWCC, BOCC or COPG funding, attendance at the All-Agency Grant Workshop is mandatory. This training and information session will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at the SunTrust Building, 180501 Murdock Cir, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 (Publix Training Room, 4th floor, Suite 403). Completion of an Intent to Apply form is required as well and will be released at the training.
Training times will be as follows:
- 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Session for currently funded agencies
- 9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Session for community collaborations (open to currently funded community collaborations as well as those considering applying for new collaborative funding)
- 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session for new agencies (not currently receiving any funding through UWCC)
The 2022-2024 Program Grant Guidelines are available at www.unitedwayccfl.org/grants. Program Grant Application package will be made available online beginning March 9, 2022.
About United Way Charlotte County
United Way of Charlotte County mobilizes the power of our community to break the cycle of poverty by bringing together local agencies, corporations, donors, volunteers and government to create lasting social change. Our work and our investments stay right here, supporting thousands of people every year. For more information about United Way Charlotte County, please visit UnitedWayccfl.org., or call 941-627-3539.