Women United
Our Mission
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Women United exists to provide financial support to organizations or 
groups that demonstrate the ability to enhance the quality of life for Siouxland youth.
empowering women to:
  • Direct their charitable contributions toward issues that matter most to them
  • Join with other women to actively improve the community we live in
  • See first-hand the difference they have made in the lives of people in the community 
Siouxland women are welcome to join by contributing $1,250, $2,500, or $5,000 in addition to current support of United Way. These gifts are combined to make a real impact for local programs that are making a difference in the lives of area youth. Members are given votes according to their gift that are used during the grant review process to determine projects that will be funded:
  • $1,250 = 1/2 vote
  • $2,500 = 1 vote
  • $5,000 = 2 votes 
Download the forms below:
Registration for membership is open until December 31st 
women united grants
In 2006 a group of local women with a desire to do more to help children in a new and innovative way started Women United. Since that time they have awarded 41 grants totaling over $61,550 to local non-profit groups aimed at life-improving programs for Siouxland youth.
The members of Women United are committed to funding sustainable programs with positive results. 
grant applications open september 23, 2015
Brighter Futures Grants: Requests of $2,500 - $50,000 to support new or ongoing programs that address the following:
  • Poverty and its influence on children
  • Health issues such as immunization rates and teen pregnancy
  • Illiteracy and access to educational opportunities in the summer
  • Parent involvement and its impact on children
  • Food insecurity
Program Grants: One-time grants of $500 - $2,500 for special programming needs, such as playground equipment or tutors.
For grant criteria and application, download the desired form below:
Grant Application Deadline: October 23, 2015
Emergency Grants: These one-time grants of $100 - $500 are available year-round to assist children in emergency or life altering situations. These are grants for individuals, not agencies or organizations.
Requests for funds must be submitted through a local non-profit agency in Woodbury, Dakota, or Union Counties. For instructions on how to apply download the form below: 

To learn more about Women United email us or call 712.255.3551