Innovation Fund - Small Grants (Organizational Capacity and Collaboration)

Accessing the Application

To access the application please click HERE If you are currently funded by United Way HPE, please use your login and password. If you are applying for the first time, please create an account.

IMPORTANT INFO BELOW – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY…

Innovation Grants

For both the Collaboration and the Organizational Capacity grant, applications are open annually until available funds have been allocated. Innovation Fund Grants must be submitted to United Way Hastings & Prince Edward through the e-CImpact Online application system. Please see the e-CIMPACT training manual for information regarding the system. Agencies are eligible to apply only once a year within either of the granting streams. Organizations who have applied to the Organizational Capacity Grant can be listed as a partner on a Collaboration Grant application

Current Status: This funding opportunity is currently OPEN. Please note this grant stream will be open until available funds have been allocated.

Eligible Organizations
Eligibility for United Way HPE funding includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • The agency must align with United Way HPE Community Impact Strategy and,
  • The agency provides services to residents of Hastings County and/or Prince Edward County and,
  • A volunteer Board of Directors governs the agency and,
  • The agency provides audited annual financial statement and,
  • The agency must be an organization that is a qualified donee under Canada Revenue Agency. (To learn what a qualified donee is click HERE)

Please review the Community Impact Fund Investment Guidelines HERE for further information regarding eligibility and investment criteria.

Collaboration Grants

United Way Hastings & Prince Edward believes that community partnerships are essential and that organizations are stronger when they work together. The Collaboration Grants are designed to support teams of two or more community-based organizations working together to create or build upon unique and innovative partnerships to:

  1. Achieve measurable outcomes for the people they serve,
  2. Work on community-wide initiatives and/or
  3. Create efficiencies for both (or all) of the involved organizations.

Full guidelines are available HERE. To access the application please click HERE If you are currently funded by United Way HPE, please use your login and password. If you are applying for the first time, please create an account.

Applications are open annually until available funds have been allocated.

Collaboration Grant requests can be a maximum of $7,500

Organization Capacity Grant

United Way Hastings & Prince Edward understands that nonprofits often struggle to find resources to strengthen their organizational capacity. Organizational Capacity Grants will be used to support capacity building and organizational effectiveness within not for profit charitable organizations which will strengthen and sustain the strength of serves delivery partners and their networks.

Full guidelines are available HERE. To access the application please click HERE If you are currently funded by United Way HPE, please use your login and password. If you are applying for the first time, please create an account.

Applications are open annually until available funds have been allocated.

Organizational Capacity Grant requests can be a maximum of $4,000

Both the Collaboration Grant and the Organization Capacity Grant are available in various application cycles. Please check back for details.

For inquiries please email acooke@unitedwayhpe.ca