Grant Eligibility Process

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Eligibility for Funding (Step 1 – Prescreening Process)

Grant Eligibility Information Session – October 28, 2019

United Way of Waco-McLennan County will be hosting a Grant Eligibility Information Session on October 28, 2019. The Information Session will cover basic grant eligibility criteria, the United Way’s Impact Framework priority areas in Education, Health, Financial Stability and Safety Net Services, as well as the steps and timelines for the 2020-21 grant year.

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The First Step in the Application Process is for interested organizations and programs to submit a required Eligibility Checklist online. The Checklist will be open November 1  – December 1, 2019.  Eligibility Notifications will be sent by December 20, 2019.

Updated 2020-21 Grant Eligibility Criteria will be posted by October 31, 2019.

Eligibility Checklist – Survey link available November 1, 2019

Steps   Key Dates
Grant Eligibility Information Session   October 28, 2019
Eligibility Checklist Open:   November 1, 2019
Technical Assistance – Eligibility (Qs via email):   November 1 – 15, 2019
Eligibility Checklist Closed (Due Date):   December 1, 2019
Eligibility Notifications (Pre-screening Results):   December 20, 2019
Invitations to Submit Full Proposal (RFP):   December 20, 2019

Technical Assistance (TA) – Eligibility:

  • Eligibility Q/A Open: November 1 – 15, 2019.
  • The FAQs & Glossary for the 2020-21 Grant Process
    will be updated and posted by October 31, 2019.
  • For any other support, such as technical assistance with the Prescreening Tool, or clarification of the Impact Framework or eligibility requirements, please email:, during the TA period, November 1 – 15, 2019.

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low-income children access to
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classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
children, adults, and families with
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over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
low-income pregnant girls and women
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