United Way of Story County invites agencies to submit proposals requesting funds through our grant programs. Please click on the following links for more information and to download the application forms.  

Recent Grants Awarded (2016-2017):


1/16YWCAMembership Menu Packets$250Mini
8/16Huxley Food PantryRefrigerator$578Impact
9/16Ames Public LibraryProject Smyles$1,500Golf
9/16Ames Public LibrarySmall Talk Story County$3,000Golf
9/16Central Iowa RSVPSpeak Up$595Golf
9/16Iowa Able FoundationMoney Smart$1,350Golf
9/16Raising Readers in Story CountyReading Corners$3,000Golf
9/16The Salvation ArmyDiapers and Wipes for Infants and Toddlers$2,400Golf
9/16Threshold Learning CenterTLC's After School Kids Club$2,000Golf
9/16YSSRosedale Shelter$3,000Golf
9/16Boy ScoutsCamp Mitigwa$5,000Impact/Golf
10/16Zearing Public LibraryFurnace$1,000Impact
10/16Slater/Sheldahl Food PantryAccessibility Ramp$750Impact
11/16Good Neighbor Emergecy AssistanceEmergency Rent and Utility$6,000Major
12/16Emergency Residence ProjectERP$7,700Major
12/16Friendship Ark Homes5th Residential Site$25,000Major
12/16Lutheran Services in IowaWater Fountains$1,000Impact
12/16YSSRosedale Shelter$6,650Major
12/16ChildServeAmes Playground Project$10,000Major
12/16DMACCAmes Adult Education and Literacy Program$5,000Impact
12/16Mainstream LivingComputers$7,500Major
12/16Mainstream LivingThe Center - Adoptive Services$7,500Major
1/17ISU Extension and OutreachMoney Talk: a financial course for women$300Impact
1/17Legal AidMandatory Mediation Fund/Children in the Middle Class$1,500Impact
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