'Give Local' Program - United Way UK

Monday, 22 July, 2019

United Way UK are very pleased to announce the launch of our 2019 ‘Give Local’ grants! Applications are now open and charities are encouraged to apply.

The ‘Give Local’ program commenced in 2016 with United Way and Costco supporting 29 organisations across the UK that were working to help those in their local communities. to date, ‘Give Local’ grants programme has helped more than fifty thousand people across the UK. In 2019 there will be 30 grants of £1,000 each available, charities are encouraged to apply between now and the September 6th closing date.

Grants are available in the following regions:

England: Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Chingford, Coventry, Croydon, Derby, Farnborough, Gateshead, Haydock, Hayes, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Oldham, Reading, Sheffield, Stevenage, Southampton, Sunbury, Thurrock, Watford, Wembley

Scotland: Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Wales: Cardiff

These grants are aimed to support small charities delivering services in their local communities. United Way UK is particularly interested in supporting organisations whose work addresses our priority areas of health, education and income and those that support disadvantaged people. 

More information and applications can be found here: http://www.unitedway.org.uk/grants

About United Way UK:

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. Supported by 2.9 million volunteers, 8.3 million donors worldwide and $4.6 billion raised globally every year, United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. We’re engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities. United Way partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labour leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more. For more information about United Way, please visit UnitedWay.org.uk. Follow us on Twitter: @UnitedWayUK.