Current Funding Opportunities

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Funding Cycle

The United Way of Oxford & Lafayette County (UWOLC) funds programs that improve people's health, promote education, support financial stability, and meet basic needs within the Lafayette-Oxford-University (LOU) community. Application materials associated with the UWOLC's Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 funding cycle are listed below.

Call for Proposals & Community Investment Policies & Procedures: PDF

Agency Applicants (Two-Step Process)

Primary Fiscal Agent Pre-Approval Application: Word (Due 3/15/19)
Program Funding Application: Word (Due 4/5/19)

Community Coalition Applicants (LOU Reads Coalition)

Community Coalition Funding Application for Operations: Word (Due 4/5/19)
Community Coalition Funding Application for Programming: Word (Due 4/5/19)

Nonprofit organizations, public entities, and community coalitions fulfilling the UWOLC's eligibility criteria may apply for funding. Agency applicants must submit the required Primary Fiscal Agent Pre-Application by March 15, 2019, and a Program Funding Application by April 5, 2019. Any community coalition administered by the UWOLC seeking funds must submit a Community Coalition Funding Application by April 5, 2019. Applications must be received via email in PDF form by 5:00 p.m. on the due dates in order to receive consideration.

Applicants are encouraged to attend an Applicant Workshop on February 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce. Please direct any questions regarding the aforementioned call for proposals to the UWOLC's Executive Director, Kurt Brummett, via email at