For Nonprofits

As a nonprofit, you’re a central partner of United Way in working for community change.

We support nonprofits’ work with resources including volunteers, advocacy and—where strategies align—funding.

Get Grants

We’re proud to partner with more than 100 service providers to address community challenges and deliver vital services throughout King County. We periodically solicit competitive applications for funding.

Current Opportunities

United Way of King County has two exciting funding opportunities open with Bridge to Finish to serve the King County region. Agencies may apply for up to two opportunities to support community and technical college students in King County persist and complete their educations by meeting basic needs.  Funding opportunities are open for increasing financial capability services and/or public benefits access through on-campus Benefits Hubs for low-income students, including first generation students, students of color, and parenting students. Applications due June 19.  Submit completed applications and direct all questions to Charlotte Gavell at or 206-461-4562.

Please check back on this site for future grant opportunities or sign up to receive notification at

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for funding by United Way of King County, agencies must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Agency is an IRS certified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (with some exceptions)
  • Agency provides health or human services in King County, Washington, USA
  • Agency does not engage in discrimination based on age, gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, religion or presence of a disability in the delivery of services
  • Agency will comply with all United Way contractual obligations including: outcome and client demographic reporting, submission of our grantee financial reporting requirements, have an up-to-date listing with the 2-1-1 system and any other requirements that are identified

To learn more about becoming a funded agency, email

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