311 4th St SW, PO Box 895, Willmar, Minnesota 56201
(320) 235-1050

For Nonprofits

Interested in Funding?

It takes a community to create lasting change—and we are proud to work with agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for all, particularly in our focus areas of Education, Health, and Basic Needs. Together, we tackle big issues, targeting community-based programs through our Community Impact funding.

Community Focus Grants

Grants of up to $3,000…

Community Focus Grants are an outreach of the United Way’s Community Impact funding process and the Willmar Area Community Foundation’s Discretionary Funding. The available amount of grant dollars each year is subject to change. Grants, up to $3,000 will be awarded to organizations aligned with United Way’s and Willmar Area Community Foundation’s priority areas of Education, Health, Basic Needs, Engaged Youth, Productive Aging, and Bridging Diverse Communities.

2022 Grants

Total of $75,000 available per quarter.

The United Way of West Central Minnesota (UWWCM) unites people and resources to improve lives and strengthen communities in the Willmar Area and across west-central Minnesota. As part of our grant funding portfolios, UWWCM has set aside funding for use during the fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) to provide small grants to eligible nonprofit organizations in our service area.

More details coming soon.

Our team is available to answer any questions you may have about current or future funding opportunities. Please send general inquiries to kevin@liveunitedwcm.org or call (320) 235-1050.