The application window for Women United funding is now closed. Our next funding cycle will be announced in March 2022. You can see last year's application requirements and deadlines below.



The mission of Women United is “To invest in the betterment of Lancaster County women” through the vision “Achieve impactful change in the health, education, and financial stability of Lancaster County women.”

The objective of the 2021-2022 grant is to better the lives of Lancaster County women by promoting women’s education initiatives (technical and employment skills). The grant period will start July 1, 2021 and end June 30, 2022.

Click HERE to see a history of recent programs funded through the Women United grant application process. 



Eligibility for funding will be determined based on the assessment of the following:

1) Services must be located in Lancaster County and benefit Lancaster County women over the age of 18;

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 PA 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


Funds Available

Up to $60,000 available, with grants ranging from $20,000 (minimum) to $30,000 (maximum). 


Deadline: FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021 BY 12:00pm EST


Questions? Please contact WomenUnited@UWLanc.org or (717) 824-8127.


For additional grant information details please click here:  Grant Information Sheet


Application Documents:

Grant Application Form (Download and Save before filling out form)

Program Budget Worksheet

Patriot Act Policy


ALL DOCUMENTS: Grant Application Form, Budget Worksheet, Eligibility Documents (3a-3g above) must be submitted by email to WomenUnited@UWLanc.org before 12:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2021!