We Believe Place Matters!

We believe vibrant, safe, and healthy neighborhoods are built on the strengths of all who live, work, and play within them. Our vision is to help ensure that all neighborhood residents have strong community support systems that provide economic growth, social connectedness, and self-advocacy opportunities.

Applications open September 1st, 2023

Click here to access the application

Application period

September 1st, 2023 – October 31st, 2023

One-year funding cycle

March 15, 2024 – March 15, 2025

Request must be between $1,000 – $10,000

Application Process

*e-CImpact is Brown County United Way’s online system for managing its community investment process. This secure, protected site holds all documentation for agencies, volunteers, and United Way staff.*

Brown County United Way Neighborhood Priorities


Mental, physical, emotional, and social well-being for all in our community. 


Pursuit and development of skills and information at all ages and stages of life.

Financial Potential

Realization of personal potential through available resources that allow individuals and groups to prosper in an economic system.


A sense of belonging, social support, and meaning and purpose.

Additional Information

  • Program/project/activity must occur within either the neighborhood cohort 1, 2, and/or 3 and serve Brown County Residents (see full description in the RFP).
  • The proposal must target neighborhoods with a higher concentration of households at or below the ALICE Threshold and poverty-level households (click on Brown County for specific information).
  • The proposal must align with BCUW impact area and indicators
  • Priority will be given to new programs/projects/activities and applicants who have not received prior NPG funding. Proposals should demonstrate collaboration with community partners and be innovative.
  • Previously funded NPG grantees or organizations currently receiving United Way funding through other grant applications are eligible to apply.
  • Click to see Community Investment Standards and Practices

Questions about the Request for Proposals?

Open Zoom sessions will be offered for applicant questions about the RFP, the application process, or general questions related to the nature of the grant.
If you would like to attend, please click on the Zoom link below:

For individual questions about your proposal, please contact Jill Sobieck at jill@browncountyunitedway.org to schedule a meeting

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