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Grant Opportunities

Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Funding Cycle

The United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County (UWOLC) funds programs and community coalitions that improve health, advance education, promote financial stability, and meet basic needs throughout the Lafayette-Oxford-University (LOU) community. Application materials associated with the UWOLC’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2024-2025 funding cycle are listed below.

Call for Proposals & Community Investment Policies & Procedures (PDF) 
FY 2024-2025 Funding Cycle Summary Sheet (PDF)

Agency Applicants (Two-Step Process)

Step 1: Primary Fiscal Agent Pre-Application (Word Document): Due 3/1/24
Step 2: Program Grant Application (Word Document): Due 4/1/24

Nonprofit organizations, public entities, and community coalitions fulfilling the UWOLC’s eligibility criteria may apply for funding. As noted above, agency applicants must submit the required Primary Fiscal Agent Pre-Application by March 1, 2024, and a Program Grant Application for each program seeking a grant award by April 1, 2024. Any community coalition (e.g., LOU Reads Coalition) in which the UWOLC serves as the primary fiscal agent must submit a Community Coalition Grant Application by April 1, 2024. Applications must be received via email by 5:00 p.m. on the due dates in order to receive consideration.

Google Drive Folder (Includes the Documents Referenced Above)

Application Workshop

The UWOLC hosted an application workshop via Zoom at 10:00 a.m. on February 14, 2024. Please see below for a recording of the workshop as well as guidance and information related to the FY 2024-2025 grant cycle.

FY 2024-2025 Application Workshop Video 
Community Investment Process Guidance (PDF)
Focus Areas & Funding Preferences (PDF)
Equity Illustration (PDF)


Every contribution to our organization is an investment in our community that yields incredible returns!