Community Impact Grants

In addition to our traditionally funded 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.



Fund One: General Community Impact Grant

In 2017, our General 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

To apply for United Way of Denton County funding through a General 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 have further questions, please e-mail



Apply For Barrier's Fund 

 This application is only for 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that utilizes the Denton County Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

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