The United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties will consider funding for:
– 501c3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations with eligible health and human service programs
– Other tax exempt organizations such as public and charter schools, municipal programs and other 501c nonprofit organizations

The United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties does not provide support to the following:
– Granting Foundations or pass-through funding for purposes other than fiscal agency
– Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status
– Individuals, including support for specific students, researchers, travel funds, conference fees, medical procedures, etc.
– Religious activities, churches, or church sponsored programs limited to church membership or designed to proselytize
– Political or lobbying organizations, or those supporting the candidacy of a particular individual
– Individual athletic teams
– Concerts or other entertainment events
– Organizations or entities that may have known or reasonably perceived conflicts with the policies, procedures, programs and practices of United Way
– Organizations which may pose a threat to the State of Arizona or the United States of America

In compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act and other counterterrorism laws, the United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties requires that each funding recipient agency certify that all United Way funds and donations will be used in compliance with all applicable anti-terrorist financing and asset control laws, statutes and executive orders.

Nonprofit Grant Application

Please use the link below to access the grant application form for 501c3 and other nonprofit organizations offering health and human service as well as any income supportive programs in Graham and Greenlee Counties.

Please note that a report form has been attached to the grant application and should be completed if your organization has received grant funding from United Way and has yet to submit an end-of-year report for the program or project you received funding for.

Nonprofit/Community Organization Grant Application Form

Education Grant Application

Please use the document link below to access the grant application for Education programs and projects in Graham and Greenlee Counties. And please note that, while we accept and review funding requests prioritized by local districts, we also encourage proposals that address one or more of our five local education objectives:

  • Improving school readiness for every child
  • Supporting efforts to ensure every student reads at grade level – especially by third grade
  • Increasing student access to quality transitional programs
  • Supporting community and school district efforts with teacher retention and recruitment
  • Providing direct support to teachers in the classroom by helping to cultivate innovative learning environments and approaches

Education Grant Application

2018 grant application submission deadlines
Please note that, beginning September 2018, United Way grant reviews will occur every other month. Remaining grant application deadlines for the year are: August 3rd (August review), August 31st (September review), and November 2nd for review in November.

2019 reviews are planned for January, March, May, July, September, and November


Thank you, sponsors!

We wouldn't be able to affect such positive change in the communities of Graham and Greenlee Counties without support from our wonderful donors and supporters. Thank you to the employees of Freeport-McMoRan, the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and to the other federated campaign supporters and the City of Safford for your ongoing support!