Mini Grant Application

United Way of West Florida (UWWF) Community Investment Mini Grants are available to provide funding to positively impact an organization and the community it serves.  Funding options available through the UWWF mini grant include:

  • Capacity building
  • Professional development
  • Accounting services 
  • Training (i.e., how to collect data, diversity, Board training)
  • One-time program/project funding
  • Consulting fees


Applicants must:

  • be a registered 501(c) 3 non-profits that are focused on Education, Health, and Financial Stability.
  • serve Santa Rosa and/or Escambia Counties of Florida.
  • show financial trustworthiness by providing financials, 990, and information on different processes.
  • have a Board of Directors that aligns with state and federal guidelines; has documented and approved minutes; and includes members who are not related to one another nor organization staff.
  • have organization revenue under $250,000.

The maximum funding available is up to $5,000 per non-profit. Funds can NOT be used for salaries, reimbursements, matching funds, funding capital campaigns, endowments, or lobbying.

Mini grants will not be awarded to 2023-2024 funded United Way of West Florida agencies, click HERE for reference.

The application will follow a rubric, click HERE for rubric.

The UWWF Board of Directors will review applications and determine if an agency receives funding.

Grant awards will be paid out in January 2024.

The Grant Application has ended. Mini Grant recipients will be informed.

Questions to review before starting the application, please note that all applications are required to be submitted online with the web form below.

Mini Grant funding request budget

For questions please reach out to our VP of Impact Services, Mary Zaledonis.

Status message

The application is currently closed. For questions please reach out to our Director of Community Impact.