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

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

Reconnecting Youth (Late April 2016)

Overview: RFP to identify a community-based nonprofit to provide outreach and case management services and administer an emergency services fund in consultation Federal Way Acceleration Academy.

Amount: $90,000

Services for Chronically Homeless Individuals (Summer 2016)

Amount: TBD

Eligibility: Most current grantees will be required to reapply, also open to other providers of service to chronically homeless individuals.

Reconnecting Youth (Summer 2016)

Overview: RFP to identify a community-based nonprofit to perform peer outreach, organizing, and coordination in consultation with EER and the Community Center for Education Results

Amount: $100,000 – $200,000

Keeping Youth Connected (Summer 2016)

Overview: Funding for supporting transition from middle grades to high school, acculturation activities, barrier reduction, and out of school time activities to keep kids in school.

Amount: $3.5 million (per year)

Eligibility: Current grantees must reapply. Other non-profit youth service organizations are also eligible to apply.

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



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