2018 – 2020 Strategic Partner Grants

United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) is pleased to accept Letters of Interest (LOI) for Strategic Partner Grants for programs that work toward breaking the cycle of poverty in the Greater Greensboro community.  For 2018-20, grants are available in the areas of Income and Basic Needs, and nonprofit organizations may apply whether or not they have received funding from UWGG in the past.

The letter of interest process in now closed. 

Emergency Food and Shelter Program Grant (EFSP)

EFSP began in 1983 with a $50 million federal appropriation. The program was created by Congress to help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people throughout the United States and its territories by allocating federal funds for the provision of food and shelter. Under the guidance of the of National Board and direct supervision of the Local Board, United Way of Greater Greensboro serves as administrator for our jurisdiction. Local funds are awarded in High Point City, Guilford and Davidson counties to organizations who can provide the following, as determined by the Local Board:

  • Food, in the form of served meals or groceries.
  • Lodging in a mass shelter or hotel.
  • One month’s rent or mortgage payment.
  • One month’s utility bill.
  • Equipment necessary to feed or shelter people.

Application instructions

EFSP grant funding is currently unavailable. Please check back for updated information.