Community Impact Grants

In addition to our Partner Agencies, United Way of Denton County reviews and approves targeted Impact Grants to meet critical community needs through evidence-based programs that help children, families, veterans, people experiencing homelessness, and people affected by mental illness.

Our Community Impact Grants have targeted investments towards:

  • City of Denton to jointly fund backbone support for the Denton County Homelessness Leadership Team
  • Denton County MHMR to provide additional counseling sessions
  • Monsignor King Outreach Center to cover certain operational costs
  • Ranch Hand Rescue to provide additional counseling sessions
  • Sanger Independent School District to employ staff providing direct services for students at-risk of dropping out of school
  • Youth & Family Counseling to provide additional counseling sessions

Interested in meeting critical needs for people in Denton County?

To apply for United Way of Denton County funding through a Community Impact Grant, your organization must help people in at least one of the following focus areas:

  • Helping at-risk youth enter school ready to succeed and successfully graduate
  • Enabling household breadwinners to earn family-supporting wages
  • Assisting Denton County Veterans who are in crisis or on the verge of crisis
  • Preventing homelessness and sheltering those experiencing homelessness
  • Increasing access to and availability of behavioral health services
If you are interested in applying for a Community Impact Grant, please submit a Letter of Intent between February 1 and March 31, 2018 describing your organization and the program for which you would like to request funding.
E-mail this letter to and address the letter as follows:

Community Impact Chair
United Way of Denton County, Inc.
1314 Teasley Lane
Denton, TX 76205

You will be notified by May 31, 2018 if your organization is invited to submit a full application.
If you have further questions, please e-mail

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