United Way of Greater Greensboro (UWGG) offers two distinct strategic partner grants to help local children, adults, and families leave poverty: Poverty Relieving or Poverty Ending. For funding beginning July 1, 2024, UWGG seeks applications for one-year Poverty Relieving Grants.

Poverty Relieving Grant funds are open to programs or collaboratives providing services that help people find and stay on pathways out of poverty through cradle-to-career supports and services for basic needs, access to healthcare, employment, and financial stability.

For the full Request for Applications, including goals and program measures, deadlines, and eligibility information, click here.

To review copies of application templates, click the following:

The Intent to Apply process for 2024-25 is now CLOSED. For questions or more information, please contact:

Carie Jones-Barrow, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships
(336) 378-6613

Laila Hosseinzadeh, Community Impact Specialist
(336) 378-6614





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