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:

2/20 The Salvation ArmyFood Pantry & Doing the Most Good Market$2,500 Impact
2/20 Nevada Community SchoolsCamp Invention$2,350 Golf
2/20 Ames SchoolsFriday Food Bags$1,500 Golf
12/19 UWSC/Emergency Residence ProjectPoint in Time Homelessness materials $646 Impact
12/19 Emergency Residence ProjectClient accessibility - new phone system$5,740 Impact
12/19 Good Neighbor Emergency AssistanceRent and utility assistance program$3,000 Impact
12/19 Boys & Girls Clubs of Story CountyPlayground safety - rubber fill$1,942 Impact
11/19 MICAStory County Dental Clinic computers$1,439 Golf
10/19 Mainstream LivingCenter Safety and Accessibility$25,000 Capital Improvement
10/19 Friendship ArkConstruction of #6 home$100,000 Capital Improvement
10/19 Camp Fire Heart of IowaRoof/Siding replacement Camp Canwita$7,500 Impact
9/19 ChildServeHi Lo Electric Table$2,500 Golf
9/19 Lutheran Services in IowaPeople Place - Parent Education Program$2,000 Golf
9/19 YSSMentoring Program$1,390 Golf
9/19 Threshold Learning CenterAfter-School Kids Club$2,000 Golf
9/19 ACPCWasher & dryer$2,400 Golf
9/19 Ames Public LibraryProject Smyles$1,100 Golf
9/19 Camp Fire Heart of IowaTraining for Camp Canwita Literacy Coordinator$360 Golf
6/19 We-Cycle80 Bicycle Helmets$860 Impact
6/19 UWSCWheels for Work$1,000 Impact
6/19 Cambridge Food PantryFreezer$700 Impact
5/19 YSSFamily Counseling & Clinic$21,000 Major
5/19 Boys & Girls Clubs of Story CountySafety Renovations and Improvements$23,133 Major
5/19 Friendship ArkHealth Homes, Flooring Updates$22,115 Major
5/19 Mainstream LivingImprovements to Aspen House Outdoor Space$10,000 Major
5/19 Mid-Iowa Community Action AgencyEquipement Upgrades at Story County Dental Clinic$9,465 Major
5/19 One Heart Equestrian Therapy, IncAssistance with Tractor Purchase for Maintainance and Operations$14,287 Major
5/19 Mainstream LivingImprovements at The Center for Community Integration$7,500 Impact
5/19 YSSAppliance to Complete Renovations at Rosedale Shelter$7,800 Impact
5/19 Colo Public LibraryMeals for the Summer Reading Program$800 Impact
4/19 Ballard SchoolsSummer School Reading Program$850 Impact
4/19 NAMI Central IowaFurniture Upgrades$7,500 Impact
4/19 Legal Aid Society of Story CountyTechnology Replacement$3,789 Impact
4/19 The Salvation ArmyFood Pantry & Doing the Most Good Market$6,000 Impact
4/19 Emergency Residence ProjectStreet Outreach Initiative$1,000 Impact
4/19 Friends of Slater LibraryStory County Tween Read Program$1,497 Impact
2/19 Martha's House of HopeSecurity System$1,000 Impact
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