United Way’s annual Community Investment process is open to Kankakee and Iroquois County serving nonprofit organizations.
Kankakee, Ill. - United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties’ 2022-2023 Community Investment Fund grant application is now open. These funds are made available to 501c(3) non profit organizations that provide services in Kankakee and/or Iroquois Counties and directed towards programs that effectively improve the health, education, and/or financial stability of our neighbors.
Grants Process & Impact
Eligible community programs are invited to apply. Interested organizations must submit a Letter of Intent by 11:59 PM CDT on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Potential applicants should review the grant guidelines and access application materials on United Way’s website: www.myunitedway.org/grant-funding.
Thousands of generous community members and local businesses have contributed to United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties’ Community Investment Fund. Yet, demand for nonprofit services and rising costs of operation have outpaced local philanthropy and community donations. As a result, this grant funding opportunity is highly competitive.
In 2022-2023, United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties’ Community Investment Fund provided financial support for 36 local programs including mental health services, emergency food assistance, financial literacy classes, and more. View a list of 2022-2023 funded programs at: www.myunitedway.org/partners
United Way is currently seeking Kankakee and Iroquois county residents to serve as Community Investment Volunteers. These volunteers get a first-hand look at the programs applying for funding and help determine funding recommendations for the next fiscal cycle. Read more about this important role and fill out a volunteer interest form at: www.myunitedway.org/community-investment-volunteers
Questions about the Community Investment grants process or regarding volunteering? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
About United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties
For 80 years, United Way of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties has mobilized caring people to invest in communities where resources are needed most. United Way brings direct service providers, business and philanthropic communities, and local institutions together to tackle some of the biggest issues affecting our region. United Way is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, governed by a local volunteer board of directors. For more information, visit myunitedway.org.