Every 3 years United Way of Front Royal-Warren County assesses the local community needs to identify areas in which resources are most needed. By utilizing data from the Community Needs Assessment, The ALICE Report and working directly with community service agencies, we are able to identify our key focus areas.
Our Focus Areas:
- Job skills training.
- Access to affordable housing for seniors and families.
- Access to shelter for homeless.
- Access to quality affordable child care.
- Providing early childhood learning opportunities.
- After school and mentoring programs for at-risk youth.
- Access to affordable critical healthcare services.
- Reducing substance abuse.
- Addressing child abuse and domestic violence.
For our 2018-2019 grant cycle, all nonprofits serving Warren County are eligible to apply for funding. Please note the requirements listed below.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for funding
- The organization must have IRS 501(c)(3) status and be a Virginia registered charity. Proof of both must be submitted.
- Be directed by a volunteer governing body with an organizational structure to administer programs.
- The organization must account for their funds in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
- Conduct an annual audit if the operating budget is over $250,000 or a financial review if the operating budget is under $250,000. If the agency’s budget is under $50,000, a compilation is necessary.
- The organization must provide health and human services in Front Royal-Warren County.
- Operate without discrimination.
- Overhead cost (management and general/fundraising) should not exceed 25% of revenue.
To be considered for funding in the 2018-2019 grant cycle, agencies must submit a letter of intent demonstrating how their program addresses at least one of the focus areas listed. Applications will be sent to agencies meeting all requirements in March.
Please mail letters to United Way of Front Royal-Warren County PO Box 509, Front Royal, VA 22630