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United Way of Lancaster County's Women United Grant

On May 22, Women United took a big step by having members vote for the 2 programs that will be funded this grant cycle. We are happy to announce that LIFT Jobs (Learning In Full Time) a program of Community Action Partnership and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), powered by United Way of Lancaster County, have each been selected as the recipients of a $30,000 grant. We’re thankful for all of our presenters; they certainly made the decision difficult!

Women United is excited to announce a new grant opportunity! The objective of this grant is 'to better the lives of Lancaster County women by promoting financial stability through further education and increased financial empowerment'. The grant period will start July 1, 2019 and end June 30, 2020.

Eligibility for funding is determined based on the assessment of the following:
1) Services must be located in Lancaster County and benefit Lancaster County women
2) Services must align with grant objective (listed above)
3) Organizations or Lead fiscal agents meet the following requirements:
     a. Current 501(c)3 designation from IRS
     b. Registered with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Charitable Organizations unless otherwise exempt
     c. IRS Form 990
     d. W-9 Form
     e. Annual audit or financial review by an independent CPA within last 12 months
     f. Abide by a non-discrimination policy
     g. Comply with United Way’s Patriot Act policy (Form Below)
Funds Available:
Up to $60,000 available
Grants range from $20,000 - $30,000
Deadline: March 29, 2019 by 5:00pm
Questions? Please contact Melina Godshall at 717-824-8120 or
For additional grant information details please click here:  Grant Information Sheet
Application Documents:
Grant Application Form (Download and Save before filling out form)

ALL DOCUMENTS: Grant Appliciation Form, Budget Worksheet, Elgibility Documents (3a-3g above) must be submitted by email to before 5:00 pm on Friday, March, 29!