Trident United Way offers Program Investment and Basic Needs program grants through a three-year grant investment process. The current grant cycle is July 1, 2019-June 30, 2022. All current funding opportunities available for qualifying non-profits are listed below.

Spring 2020 Community Engagement Grants:

As part of the 2019-2022 investment portfolio, Community Engagement (CE) grants are open and competitive twice per year. CE grants fund episodic, one-time or short-term activities that align with TUW’s focus areas of education, financial stability, health and basic needs. Funded activities include events, trainings, conferences, volunteer engagement, etc. CE grants do not fund services, basic needs, ongoing programming or agency operational expenses. The spring 2020 grant will fund activities occurring between July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.


  • CE Grant Information Session:

Tuesday, Feburary 11 at Trident United Way Required for New Applicants

Wednesday, February 12 at Trident United Way Optional for Returning Applicants

  • Intent to Apply Registration: February 17-21, 2020 

Intent to Apply Registration Link

All interested applicants must complete the Intent to Apply Registration to apply for funds and receive access to the grant application

  • CE Spring 2020 Grant Open: March 2-16, 2020

  • Spring 2020 Application Deadline: March 16 by 5:00pm

  • Application Review & Decision Making: April - June 2020

  • Grant Notifications: July 2020



for more information and resources on the 2019-2022 investment cycle, email