Community Investment Grants

Help us advocate for the Health, Education and Finacial Stability of Lamoille County

HOW TO BECOME A UNITED WAY OF LAMOILLE COUNTY FUNDED PARTNER

UWLC funds programs in the following priority areas:

HEALTH

            Priority #1:    Lamoille County residents enjoy optimal physical and mental health

United Way will promote, support and fund efforts that:

  • Raise awareness about available resources of risk and protective factors
  • Increase opportunities for healthy eating, physical activity and overall mental health.
  • Improve building structures, roads, sidewalks and safe places which allow increased accessibility for recreation.

EDUCATION

            Priority #2:    Lamoille County children enter school ready to succeed, and are reading at grade level by 3rd grade.

United Way will promote, support and fund efforts that:

  • Provide quality learning opportunities that supplement schooling (mentoring, tutoring, summer learning programs, parent/caregiver learning opportunities)
  • Enhance parent/caregiver engagement in child’s early learning and schooling
  • Promote community engagement and volunteerism in children’s early learning and schooling
  • Intervene early in emerging absentee patterns

INCOME

          Priority #3: Lamoille County families achieve financial stability and independence

United Way will promote, support and fund efforts that build:

  • Soft skills:  attendance, time management, appropriate dress, etc.
  • Technical skills: industry/job specific, computer literacy, safety and compliance, mechanical skills.
  • Business capital: start-up costs, marketing, equipment purchase, financial management, legal advice.
  • Childcare: expand or enhance existing programs, co-pay assistance.

 

Apply  application period closed April 11th, 2018. 

Please keep in mind:

We like to focus on a specific program provided by your organization, and not general operational support.