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):


2/18Ames Middle SchoolFriday Food Bags$1,000Impact
2/18The Salvation ArmyDoing the Most Good Market$3,000Impact
1/18Heart of Iowa Regional Transit AgencyEnhanced Scheduling Features$35,912Major
1/18United Ways of IowaALICE Report$2,500Impact
12/17Ames Alano Society, Inc.Building Improvements/Exterior Siding$15,000Major
12/17Friendship Ark Homes & Community Services24 Hour Supported Community Living Program$13,119Major
11/17NAMI Central IowaNAMI Central Iowa$1,000Impact
11/17NAMI Central IowaTV & DVD Purchase$250Mini
11/17Raising Readers in Story CountyGift Books - The Salvation Army Christmas$1,500Impact
11/17YWCAQuick Books Upgrade$100Mini
10/17FreeStoreACCESS Support$1,000Impact
10/17Huxley Police DepartmentEnd Violence Against Women International Training$495Impact
10/17YWCAMembership Promotion$250Mini
9/17ACCESSSelf-Care Center$211Mini
9/17ACCESSYouth Resource Pantry$1,208Golf
9/17Ames Historical SocietyFly with Banning Exhibition$1,000Golf
9/17Ames Public LibraryProject Smyles - Tour Transportation$1,500Golf
9/17Ames Public LibrarySmall Talk$3,000Golf
9/17Camp FireCamp Canwita Literacy Counselor$2,500Golf
9/17Central Iowa RSVPSpeak Up!$650Golf
9/17Good Neighbor Emergency AssistanceHealthy Food Voucher$7,500Impact
9/17Legal Aid Society of Story CountyMandatory Mediation Assistance Fund & Children in the Middle Class$1,500Golf
9/17Lutheran Services in IowaPeople Place - Parent Education Program$2,150Golf
9/17Mid-Iowa Community ActionStory County Dental Clinic$3,000Impact
9/17Octagon Center for the ArtsChildren's Art Activity Lounge$250Golf
9/17Raising Readers in Story CountyEarly Literacy in Story County$3,000Golf
9/17Story County Medical CenterPediatric Cardiac Crash Cart$1,500Golf
9/17The Salvation ArmyInfant Pantry Program$3,000Golf
9/17Threshold Learning CenterTLC's After School Kids Club$2,000Golf
9/17We-CycleBikes - We Cyle$1,500Impact
5/17ACCESSEmergency Technology Needs$7,243.47Impact
5/17Ames FoundationAmes Inclusive Playground and Miracle Field$90,000Major
5/17Ames Public LibraryAll Story County Tween Read$1,500Golf
5/17Ames Public LibraryFood for Kids & Teens$3,100Impact
5/17Boys & Girls Club of Story CountyClub on the Run$4,950Impact
5/17City of CollinsWellness Center$17,500Major
5/17Emergency Residence ProjectNew Playground$8,600Major
5/17Girl Scouts of Greater IowaGirl Scouts Summer of Service$5,920Impact
5/17Heartland Senior ServicesBuilding Improvements$5,500Impact
5/17Legal Aid Society of Story CountyComputer Memory Upgrade$1,136Impact
5/17Mainstream LivingThe Center$10,000Major
5/17Mainstream LivingHCBSC Residential Improvements$8,500Major
5/17Raising Readers in Story CountyK-3 Reading Buddies$7,500Impact
5/17YSSChild Safety$8,857Major
4/17The Salvation ArmyDoing The Most Good Market$1,500Impact
4/17YWCA - Ames, ISUStand Against Racism Event$250Mini
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