Grant Opportunities

January 30, 2018 – The Community Disaster Grant Proposal Questionnaire is now open.  All organizations interested in applying for disaster funding, must complete this questionnaire by midnight, Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 

In its efforts to support disaster response, recovery, and rebuilding, United Way of Greater Houston is investing a portion of the United Way Relief Fund to establish Community Disaster Grants for local nonprofits. United Way of Greater Houston is seeking nonprofit organizations that can provide quality programming and/or services to individuals and families affected by the recent storm. Community Disaster Grants up to $10,000 will fund projects that assist individuals in rebuilding their lives and align with one or more of United Way’s goal areas. Click here for more information.

Community Building Grants


United Way of Greater Houston will be offering Community Building Grants for local nonprofits in 2018. In an effort to streamline the process, interested organizations will no longer be required to attend an in-person mandatory funding conference. However, interested organizations will be required to view a webinar (1.5 hours in length) detailing the grant process and how to access the grant portal to submit applications. 

The link to access the webinar for Cycle I will be made available for viewing on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 9:00 am through Thursday, April 5, 2018, 9:00 am. Interested organizations will only have 24 hours to view the webinar. 

Community Building Grants are one-time, short-term grants of $1,000 to $10,000 awarded to nonprofit civic and neighborhood groups for projects that benefit the community. For more information and to apply, please download the following:

Community Building Grant Brochure

Community Building Grant Questions

Community Building Grant Reporting Form

2018 Community Building Grant Deadlines and Dates 

2017 Community Building Grant funded projects

For questions or to have your organization added to our database for updates on funding opportunities, please email the name of your nonprofit organization, complete mailing address, phone number and name and title of the primary contact person to Shauna Harris.

Nonprofit Resource Library
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