Funding Opportunities

United Way of the Mid-South provides financial support for human service organizations

Basic Conditions for United Way Funding

Agencies seeking new or continued funding through United Way of the Mid-South (United Way) are expected to comply with the following conditions:

  • Be incorporated, not-for-profit, tax exempt under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and meet all applicable local, state , and federal regulations.
  • Provide health or human services based on documented needs to an identifiable population and/or geographic area within the service area of United Way – specifically within the county that your agency serves.
  • Be non- discriminatory and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Have an active, rotating, volunteer Board of Directors as leadership that represents diverse elements of the community.
  • Have written policies regarding conflicts of interest for board members and employees.
  • Have sound program and financial management.
  • Apply annually to United Way for funding unless otherwise agreed.
  • Coordinate agency fundraising activities with United Way.
  • Support, cooperate and identify with United Way.
  • Be physically located in one of the 8 counties in the United Way service area:  Crittenden, DeSoto, Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tate, Tipton or Tunica Counties.

United Way of the Mid-South provides financial support for human service organizations.

To be notified of open funding opportunities within your areas of service, please complete a Statement of Interest.