Grant Opportunities

BELTRAMI COUNTY COVID RECOVERY AND RELIEF GRANT

This grant funding comes from a portion of Beltrami County’s allotment of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), with the intention of helping turn the tide on the COVID-19 pandemic, address its economic fallout, and lay the foundation for a strong and equitable recovery.  Eligible local non-profits and some governmental organizations who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic or non-profit agencies who serve households and communities who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic are eligible to apply.  For-profit businesses are not eligible for the program.  United Way of Bemidji Area is administering the grants on behalf of Beltrami County. 

The grant application and all required documentation (attached in separate document files) must be submitted by 5 PM on November 12, 2021, to grants@unitedwaybemidji.org

Grant Eligibility and Application (fillable PDF): Beltrami County COVID Recovery and Relief Grant Application 

 

UNITED WAY COMMUNITY RESPONSE GRANT - CYCLE CLOSED, FUNDS DISTRIBUTED

The Community Response Grant is designed to respond swiftly in support of non-profit organizations that are serving the escalating needs of our communities by providing funds to help solve short-term emerging needs and programs. Our expertise in community partnerships, resources, and connections ensure we are addressing the most pressing needs to keep our region strong and balanced. There is no set grant cycle, agencies may only submit one grant application per calendar year and the application should address the timeframe that the funds will be expended.

Grant Application (word document): Community Response Grant Application

 

UNITED WAY AGENCY GRANTS - 2021 CYCLE CLOSED

Each year, United Way of Bemidji Area accepts applications for funding from non-profit agencies, focusing on Education, Income/Basic Needs, or Health.

To verify your agency's eligibility to apply for grant consideration, please refer to the United Way Grant Guidelines and reference the United Way Grant Checklist.

Grant Application (word document): United Way Grant Application Word Doc

Grant Application (PDF version): United Way Grant Application PDF

Grant Application Budget Spreadsheet (excel document): United Way Agency Budget Spreadsheet