Funded Programs

2016-2017 Funded Programs

At United Way we are proud to invest in programs aligned with our goal of fighting for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community and believe programs focused on these building blocks empower people and transform possibilities. 

Health Programs

Center for Counseling & Psychological Services, Brenau University
Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA
Dental Clinic, Good News Clinics
Forensic Interviews, Edmondson-Telford Center
Health Care Services, The Guest House
Health Services Program, Challenged Child & Friends
Healthy Habits Expo, Junior League of Gainesville-Hall County
Hispanic Outreach Program, Boy Scouts of America
Medical Clinic, Good News Clinics
Pregnant & Parenting Support & Education, Center Point
Prevention Education, Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Prevention Education, Rape Response
Project Pathfinder, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing
Shelter Food Program, Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Steward of Children Program, Edmondson-Telford Center
Survivor Support Group/Child Witness, Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Training/Competition, Special Olympics
Victim Services, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing
Victim Services, Rainbow Children’s Home
Victim Services, Rape Response
Wilheit Student Services/Counseling, Center Point
Women’s Services, Children’s Center for Hope & Healing

Education Programs

9th grade classroom based education, Center Point
Basic Literacy, Alliance for Literacy
Be Great: Graduate, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County
Discovery Summer Day Camp, Gainesville Parks & Recreation
Early Childhood, Challenged Child & Friends
Early Learning Initiative, Gateway Domestic Violence Center
Mentor Program, Center Point
Power Hour, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County
Real, Interactive Summer Experience, Brenau University
SmartGirls, Center Point

Financial Stability Programs

Emergency and Transitional Shelter, The Salvation Army
Family Supplemental Scholarship Program, Challenged Child & Friends
Gracie’s House, Habitat for Humanity
Homeless Prevention & Families in Action, Action Ministries
Mobile Food Pantry, Georgia Mountain Food Bank
Social Services, The Salvation Army

Programs are invited to submit applications for funding once per year. The application process for funding in 2017-2018 has closed.  Applications will be available for 2018-2019 funding in mid-December 2018.

  • Agency/organization must have a current 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and be registered with the state of Georgia as a charitable organization.·  
  • Program must provide services to residents of Hall County.·  
  • Program must be able to effectively track and measure outputs using research-based practices to achieve desired outcomes in addressing a specified community need.·         
  • Both agency/organization and program are well managed and fiscally sound with an active and unaffiliated board of directors providing oversight.·         
  • Collaborative partnerships or initiatives are required to have a fiscal agent that meets the standard described above.·         
  • Collaborative partnerships or initiatives must have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that includes all participating organizations and clearly outlines responsibility of each.