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.

Future Opportunities

Volunteer Engagement Support

Capacity Grant for human services organizations. Funding goes to 501 Commons. Organizations apply to participate.

November 2015 recruitment for Summer and Fall 2016 participation.

VIP Manager Corps offers a temporary boost in volunteer program staffing so that you can strategically grow your volunteer programs. Key benefits include a pro-bono Volunteer Manager for 10 hours/week for 6- 8 months, focused on creating basic tools and processes to engage volunteers and volunteer management training and resources for staff.

Be sure you’re signed up to be notified about future funding opportunities.
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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
  • 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



Find Volunteers

We can help you find more volunteers to support your mission – and make the most of every one.

Find Volunteers

Attend Workshops

Enhance skills and nurture relationships with our highly rated board and volunteer management trainings. Email us to get monthly updates.

Board & Leadership Volunteer Management