We partner with more than 80 agencies throughout our six-county region to achieve lasting, measurable goals.
United Way enlists volunteers to conduct our valued agency evaluations. It’s our way of helping you get involved with your community - and hold our agencies accountable.
Agency Evaluators review agency self-evaluations, assess the agencies first-hand through a site visit and recommend scores for each agency.
All it takes is two hours of training, two to three hours to review agency materials and one half-day to conduct agency site visit and recommend scores.
Knowledge or experience in one or more of these areas:
Established in 2000, this fund provides technical assistance for complicated facility improvements to enhance the delivery of human service programs. It helps plans and fund major building projects, additions, renovations or construction.
Since it's inception, over 140 projects have been completed at more than 70 agencies. United Way's $102 million investment-to-date supported projects worth $370 million.
"Whether a large capital expansion or addressing significant capital improvements, the Capital Projects Fund has given Sheltering Wings peace of mind. This fund helps us address needs in a more timely fashion and encourage donors to make up for the remaining percentage needed to complete the project."
- Cassie Martin, Executive Director, Sheltering Wings
Established in 1990, this fund helps plan for building maintenance or repair projects. It is meant specifically for priority needs and emergencies.
On average, there are between 25-30 planned project grants annually. In addition, funds are reserved for approximately 15-20 emergency grants each year.
The Facilities Maintenance Fund was a result of founding partners Lilly Endowment Inc., Indianapolis Foundation and United Way of Central Indiana. Over 30% of United Way agencies apply each year.
The Human Services Professional Renewal Program, funded by a generous grant from Lilly Endowment, provides hard-working, dedicated human services professionals an opportunity to regenerate and reinvigorate themselves, so they can bring fresh ideas and energy to the human care business. Up to 25 award winners will receive up to $10,000 to implement their individually designed plan for personal and professional renewal.
Eligible human services professionals must:
Applications are due by May 11, 2018. Applications must be approved by the organization’s executive director. If the applicant is the executive director, board chair approval is required. There is no limit on the number of applicants from each organization.
Review the Grant Guidelines and prep your answers BEFORE beginning your application.
An eligible organization may request up to $5,000 to use or hire substitute staff for a employee who applies for a Human Services Professional Renewal Program grant. An organization can receive only one supplemental grant.