Community Impact Grants
At the Cape and Islands United Way, we have specific guiding principles that we value and foster through our grant-making and community leadership work.
Our vision is for a community that collaborates, integrates, and innovates to create a highly effective regional delivery system of human services to best meet the needs of our residents.
We focus our fundraising, grant-making, and community leadership work in the following focus areas:
Looking for a smaller grant?
Cape & Islands United Way Grants Portal: Landing page for applying to major and minor grants
Results Framework with Desired Community Outcomes 2020-2022: The Results Framework for 2020-2022 guides the Community Impact Grant decision-making process for the Cape and Islands United Way. Using local data to identify regional needs helped determine a set of aspirational positive outcomes for the community--Desired Community Outcomes.
LOI Examples: How an Applicant would select Desired Community Outcomes and tie it to their program results.
LOI Information Session Q&A: Questions and answers from the CIUW In-Person and Webinar Information Sessions about changes to the grant making process.
RESULTS-BASED ACCOUNTABILITY RESOURCES
GRANTS MANAGEMENT PORTAL RESOURCES
Tips for Using the On-line Portal (Community Force):
Save after you enter any information
Practice in the new system to make sure you understand how to submit a grant
Technical Assistance is located within the system, the presentation and by contacting
Beth Bowman at 508-775-4746 x302 or BBowman@uwcapecod.org
Live technical assistance is only available during normal business hours
Results Based Accountability Training Video
Narrated training video: grants management system
We encourage our nonprofit community to take advantage of the programs offered by the Philanthropy Partnership of Cape Cod who provide “Knowledge and Networking for the Nonprofit Community.”
Learn more or join here: http://capecodphilanthropy.org/