In 2022, United Way of Northwest Vermont is investing $1.3 million in community funding.
Community giving makes these investments possible. These are local dollars supporting local organizations and initiatives improving the lives of our family, friends and neighbors across Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties.
Substance Misuse Prevention
We are distributing $180,000 in substance misuse prevention sub-grants from Vermont Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program. Read our news release for a full list of grantees.
Special Funding Initiatives
We are investing $150,000 in special funding initiatives including a new Equity Advancement Fund.
We support Vermont 2-1-1, a 24/7 statewide referral help line, annually. Vermont 2-1-1 connects callers to a wide range of available human services like food, shelter, healthcare and much more.
We are investing $880,000 in grants to 33 funded partners collectively serving 114,000 people in every city and town in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties.
United Way’s Community Partner Funding grant portfolio supports community-based work that address our five key strategies: Meeting Basic Needs (Housing, Food, Transportation), Supporting Families, Promoting Mental Health, Reducing Substance Misuse and Fostering Financial Stability. Every funded partner below is meeting the need of these key strategies.
Boys & Girls Club of Burlington
Champlain Community Services (CCS)
Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources (C.I.D.E.R.)
Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO)
Chittenden County Homeless Alliance
Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)
Connecting Cultures, VT Psychological Services
Franklin County Home Health Agency
Franklin County Caring Communities
Franklin & Grand Isle Community Housing Response Team
Grand Isle Mentoring (via Mentor Vermont)
Milton Family Community Center
Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS)
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PCAVT)
Sara Holbrook Community Center
Spectrum Youth and Family Services
Steps to End Domestic Violence
Turning Point Center of Chittenden County
Turning Point of Franklin County
UVM Health Network Home Health and Hospice
A NOTE TO THE COMMUNITY ON OUR COMMUNITY PARTNER FUNDING PROCESS:
United Way’s work, including the partner funding process, is 100 percent community driven. Our Partner Funding Team – a group of citizen volunteers who live, work and play in Chittenden, Grand Isle and Franklin counties – reviews funding applications and monitors program performance.
Our current list of FY22-23 funded partners are receiving funding for Year 2 of a multi-year grant cycle.
A NOTE TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:
If your organization serves people in Chittenden, Franklin and/or Grand Isle counties and addresses one or more of United Way’s five key strategies, we invite you to fill out the form below. United Way is interested in learning about organizations that advance our key strategies in Northwest Vermont who we may not already work with in some way. This is a good way for us to learn who is doing what and whether there are ways we can partner with you to advance our shared goals.