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Community Investment Grant(s)

United Way of the Coalfield Announces Community Investment Grants for 2021-2022

United Way of the Coalfield (UWC) is accepting applications for 2021-22 Community Investment Grants. Special consideration is being given to first-time applicants. Agencies must be 501(c)(3) certified and service Hopkins and/or Muhlenberg counties.

UWC is working to “Move the Needle” and make lasting positive change with donated dollars. We are working to prioritize the key challenges within the community; the target population is low-income residents in Hopkins and Muhlenberg counties.  Grant applications must address one or more of the following areas:  Health, Education and Financial Stability.

The grant process is extremely competitive, and applicants are encouraged to make requests for critical program service needs. Programs that are awarded a one-year community investment grant will receive an annual amount over a funding period beginning July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022.

Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (CST). No allocation applications will be considered if submitted after deadline. There will be no appeal process for late applications. Applications must be emailed to

The Allocation Training informational session PowerPoint Presentation is available. This session will provide guidance to agencies completing applications.