Is your organization interested in becoming
a Member Agency of the Genoa-Kingston United Way?

Please review the following information on the application procedure. After reviewing the information, please click on the link to complete and submit a funding application.

Who may submit a Funding Application?
Any nonprofit organization located in or around DeKalb County that specifically helps and provides services to the residents of the Genoa-Kingston Communities.

When is the Funding Application due?
The deadline for all applications is
Friday, October 23, 2020.

Is your agency new to the Genoa-Kingston
United Way?

If your organization is new to Genoa Kingston United Way, you must email a 501(c)(3) letter to us in order for your Funding Application to be complete. You must also
schedule an appointment to present your organization
and mission statement to the Board of Directors during the Allocation Meeting on Tueday, November 10, 2020.

Please email us at to schedule an appointment time. Please attach your completed 501(c)(3) letter to your email.

Is your agency requesting funds of
$2,000.00 or more?

Any nonprofit organization that is requesting funds of $2,000.00 or more must present its funding request to the Board of Directors during the Allocation Meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

The Allocation Meeting will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and will be held at the City of Genoa Municipal Building located at 333 East First Street, Genoa.

Note: Please enter through the Police Department door located on the east side of the building.

Please email us at as soon
as possible in order to schedule a time for your organization's presentation.

Reminder: Organizations requesting funds less than the $2,000.00 threshold do not need to schedule a presentation.

Please select one member of your organization to attend
the Board of Directors meeting. Your representative will be given 15 minutes to explain why you are requesting funds, and how the funds will be used for the benefit of the
Genoa-Kingston community. Your representative should also be prepared to answer any questions the Board of Directors may have regarding your funding request.

When will agencies receive notification of
the allocation amount?

Funding requests will be taken into consideration at the Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Results will be mailed to applicants within two weeks.
Fund disbursements are usually made quarterly during the following year. Please note that the Board of Directors reserves the right to release funds in full, or delay disbursements, based upon the flow of donations and pledges received throughout the year.

For best results with the online application,
please use Google Chrome.