Community Impact Grants

Community Impact Grants

United Way Montcalm – Ionia Counties (UWMI) is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2018 and 2019 Community Impact Grants process. The RFP will cover the granting period of April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2021.

UWMI is committed to creating lasting change with measurable improvements for people in need in Montcalm and Ionia Counties. As a convener, collaborator and catalyst for change, our vision is to create a thriving community where adults and children have access to education and access to basic needs, which are the building blocks to self-sufficiency and a high quality of life. 

Carefully review all available information provided. You will find links to all of the information needed for a complete application below:

Request For Proposal

Community Impact Grant Application


Terms and Conditions

Community Impact Grant Q & A

Should your organization receive funding you will be required to sign the Memorandum of Understanding and complete reporting requirements.  Both documents can be found below.

Memorandum of Understanding

CIG Progress Report Workbook

Questions?  Please review materials available.  If you do not find the answers, you may send your inquiries to  Please understand that we will acknowledge your questions or concerns but will not answer further until after your attendance at one of the required Grant Q&A Sessions on December 4, 2018 or December 7, 2018.  See Timeline for details.