Funding Opportunities and Resources for Nonprofits

About United Way Funding

We support agencies and programs that focus on building a stronger community for us all, particularly in our four focus areas of education, income, health and homelessness, while addressing basic needs.

United Way of Greater Atlanta remains a leader in tackling complex issues in our community, bringing together hundreds of community partners to help solve them. We provide resources and funding to nonprofits whose strategies align with ours and invite 501(c)3 organizations that are outstanding in our funding areas to consider applying for grants through our funding opportunities.

Funding Requirements
Focus Area Overview


Agency Partners

FY 16-17


Interested in Becoming a Partner Agency?

When new funding becomes available, funding opportunities will be announced through our website. To receive a communication on funding opportunities when they become available, click below to provide your organization contact information.

Funding Opportunities


Specific Care Partners

Any agency that receives at least two consecutive years of funding from United Way are included on our specific care list. If an agency is not funded by United Way for two consecutive years, it is removed from the specific care list.

Specific Care List


Funding Opportunities

Atlanta AIDS Fund
Emergency Food & Shelter (EFSP) Funding
Community Impact Fund / Investments
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)


Resources for Partners

Volunteer Involvement Program
Download Ready-to-use Partner Logos
Investment Process


InForum: Partnership Engagement Sessions

Communities can thrive and reach their greatest future potential only if our children are well. To help make this a reality, we’re inviting you to InForum: Partnership Engagement Sessions. Join in the conversations about Child Well-Being and other important topics for our collective work. These sessions will bring together agency thought leaders and partner organizations for conversations and ideation to drive toward a successful agenda that improves the well-being of our communities. Click here to view what sessions are upcoming.


Does your nonprofit receive designated donor funds from United Way? Click here to access your reports through our web portal. For questions or login information, please email Jerry Walters.