Tag Archives: impact

New Grant Process Starts Jan. 9, 2023

United Way of Kaw Valley Launching New Grant Process Jan. 9  New opportunities for Shawnee and Jefferson County providers will prioritize “Whole Family” focus and encourage grantee collaboration Jan. 6, 2023, Topeka, Kan.— On Monday, January 9,  staff from United Way of Kaw Valley (UWKV, formerly United Way of Greater Topeka) will introduce partners to… Read More »

Job Opportunity: Part-Time Grant Assistant

Please email resume and cover letter to apply. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Job Title:  Part-Time Grant Assistant (20 hrs/week) Reports To:  Vice President of Community Impact Job Level/Status:  Exempt Division:  Community Impact Compensation: $14.75/hour This position is not eligible for benefits. An important note about Diversity, Equity &… Read More »

UWGT announces 2021-22 campaign goal

United Way kicks off annual campaign with $2 million goal announcement Sept. 16, 2021, Topeka, Kan.—United Way of Greater Topeka Campaign Chair Patrick Woods has challenged the community to change lives this year by raising $2 million to support work and collaboration in education, financial stability and health. Woods teamed up with UWGT CEO Jessica… Read More »

News Release: 2021 Grant Process Adapts to Pandemic

For Immediate Release: 1.28.2021 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.383.7451 (voice/text) United Way announces changes to grant programs Impact grants adapt to COVID-19 response and recovery TOPEKA, KS, January 26, 2021—The challenges of COVID-19 have prompted temporary changes to United Way of Greater Topeka’s impact work timeline and grant process. United Way… Read More »

Help Close the Gap

MEDIA RELEASE 5.8.2019 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5111 E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way Calls on Community to “Close the Gap” and Protect Vital Services MAY 8, 2019, TOPEKA, KS—United Way of Greater Topeka leaders, partners and donors assembled today to ask for the community’s help to keep vital programs fully supported in… Read More »

UWGT announces new tutoring partnerships with schools

United Way announces new tutoring partnerships with grade schools in three districts TOPEKA, KS, Nov. 19, 2018—United Way of Greater Topeka (UWGT) has announced new partnerships with three Shawnee County school districts to expand math and reading tutoring. The new grants will help students reach and stay on grade-level in elementary reading and math in… Read More »

2018 Impact RFP Meeting Scheduled for March 2

For Immediate Release February 13, 2018 UNITED WAY CONTACT Donna Swaffar, Communications Director Phone: 785.228.5111 E-mail: donna.swaffar@unitedwaytopeka.org United Way to release Request for Proposals for 3-year impact grants Agencies encouraged to attend informational meeting on March 2 February 13, 2018, TOPEKA, KS—Charitable organizations interested in receiving a United Way of Greater Topeka (UWGT) grant for… Read More »