Thank you for your interest in partnering with United Way to “elevate 10,000 families to self-sufficiency.” Click here to learn more about our new Strategic Plan and Investment Model. United Way of Roanoke Valley is rolling out a three-tiered funding model that places significant priority on the design and development of formal collaborations.

United Way is currently seeking proposals for its People-Centered Investment grant funding tier.  This RFP is intended to address key areas of need identified through the advancing proposals in the System Innovation Partnership tier and is best suited for programs that demonstrate strong alignment and effectiveness in addressing the following priority needs that are most complementary to the collaborative work that will be supported by United Way moving forward: 

  • Provision of holistic family supports that help families with children meet their basic physical needs

  • Access to affordable, reliable housing

  • Access to healthy and affordable foods

  • Access to affordable, quality healthcare

  • Physical and mental health services

  • Health services for children and moms

Funding Period: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Application Deadline:  January 26, 2018 at noon 

Agencies need to submit program information to Wendy Drewery wendy@uwrv.org by December 18th to gain access to E-Cimpact.

Click here for the People-Centered Investment RFP Document 

Click here for the People-Centered Investment Supplemental Information 

To log on to E-Cimpact, click here.

Note that invitations to the Tier 1 Pathways Community HUB RFP will be circulated on February 1, 2018


United Way is currently seeking proposals in response to the 2018 Franklin County Community Investment Process RFP. This RFP is aimed at identifying and partnering with specific programs serving Franklin County residents that demonstrate strong alignment, and are best positioned to effectively implement prevention and intervention strategies intended at moving the needle in key education, income and health indicators in the community. 

Education – Improve the preK and K-12 academic outcomes of students
Income – Improve the financial stability of households
Health –   Improve health and wellness of individuals and families

Click to view the Franklin County CI Process RFP
Click to view the RFP Supplemental Information

 Funding Period: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Application Deadline:  February 22, 2018 at noon

 To learn more about this RFP opportunity, please email pamela@uwrv.org  or call 540-483-4949 to attend the mandatory RFP meeting on January 25, 2018 from noon – 1:30pm at the Henry Fork Service Center (71 Sandridge Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151)