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2018 Community Impact Grants

Applications Available For Community Impact Grants

Local 501 c 3 organizations are invited to apply for a Community Impact grant from Yuba-Sutter-Colusa United Way in one of three different areas of focus.

During the past three years, Yuba-Sutter-Colusa United Way has granted $165,000 in “Healthier Children” grants for area organizations to carry out programs enhancing the health and welfare of children, pre-natal through age 17.

Beginning this year, the grant process is open to three areas of focus: Healthier Children; The Aging Population; and Community Homelessness. Grant applications must fund new programs or significantly enhance the number of persons being served under an existing program.

Organizations seeking funding must use the money for programs benefiting clients living in Yuba, Sutter and/or Colusa counties.

For the coming year, Community Impact grant funding has been increased to $85,000, split into five grants to be awarded. Two grants for $5,000 and three for $25,000 will be selected.

Grant applications may be requested from Yuba-Sutter-Colusa United Way by calling (530) 743-1847 or by email to

Applications must be requested prior to a potential grantee’s attendance at one of two mandatory grant workshops to be held on Tuesday, February 6 at 9:00 a.m. and Wednesday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m.

The grant application deadline is March 9, 2018.