United Way of Van Wert County provides funding to many non-profit organizations throughout our area.  Annual funding application period is open from March 1-31 of each year.  New Initiative funds are available throughout the year.  Three main factors for qualification are:

  • Be incorporated, not-for-profit and IRS tax exempt – Non-profit 501-3 (c) status
  • Offer human service programs – organizations with a worthy education, character building, health, and social service program
  • Provide community service based on documented need(s) – the program should address itself to an identifiable current need, demand, or problem in the community. Services which are supported by voluntary dollars should be clearly defined and their impact documented by the organization.

Further details & instructions are available via the forms and documents listed below:

2021 Application for Program Funding

2021 Ballpark Application

United Way Designation Policy

New Initiative Funding Application

Code of Ethics – Whistleblower Policy

Media Center

United Way Brand Guidelines

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