Letter of Intent Due January 26, 2024

United Way Invites Local Nonprofits to Submit Letters of Intent for  

Upcoming Funding Cycle 

Florence, AL – United Way of Northwest is now accepting Letters of Intent from health and human service agencies for the 2024 - 2025 funding cycle. All nonprofit organizations that have 501(c)(3) status within United Way of Northwest Alabama’s service area of Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, and Marion Counties are welcome to submit a Letter of Intent. 
Agencies who are interested in applying for funding should include the following information in their letter.  

  1. What is the name and purpose of your program? 

  1. Which of the following Impact Goals will your program address?  

  • Improve Access to Mental Healthcare 
  • Increase Literacy before 4th Grade 

  • Improve Access to Healthcare 

  • Improve Mental Health among Children and Youth 

  • Improve Financial Skills 

  • Increase Access to Transportation 

  • Increase Access to Affordable, Low-Income Housing 

  1. The amount of financing requested (for a one-year period) 

  1. Provide the number of people in each county (Colbert, Lauderdale, Franklin, Marion) your program serves. 

  1. Provide a copy of your IRS determination letter 

Funding is open, and encouraged, for all nonprofits serving our 4-county area, regardless of whether they have previously received funding.  

Organizations that are invited to submit a full application will be required to attend a mandatory training meeting on a date to be announced at a later date. 

The letter of intent is due Friday, January 26, 2024, and can be submitted via email to laura@uwshoals.org or by mailing the letter of intent to 205 W College Street, Florence, AL 35630 Attention: Laura Columbus.