Grant Opportunities


United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is accepting funding proposals to address community impact goals in Early Literacy, Financial Stability, and Senior Support.

All program proposals must meet the application requirements that directly contribute to the goals from one of the areas listed above and must include required components and measures outlined in the section “United Way Impact Area and Goals.”  Please note that the agency applying for funding must be an Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization (QCO), for 2017, serving Pima County.  There is a link on the application to check the status of your QCO.

Electronic proposals must be submitted on or before September 1, 2017 5:00 P.M. to UWTSA staff in the corresponding area.
No late submissions will be accepted.

Funder: United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
Eligibility: 2017 Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization
Amount: Awards Vary Depending on Grant
Deadline: September 1, 2017 at 5pm
For more information: Click here (PDF) or here (WORD)

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and libraries that offer literacy programs in communities served by Dollar General in 43 states. Currently the Foundation is accepting grant requests through the following programs: Adult Literacy

Grants support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance. Family Literacy Grants support family literacy service providers that combine parent and youth literacy instruction. Summer Reading Grants help nonprofit organizations and libraries with the implementation or expansion of summer reading programs for students who are below grade level readers or readers with learning disabilities. Online applications for the three programs described above must be submitted by February 25, 2016. In addition, Youth Literacy Grants support schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations that work to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading. The application deadline for this program is May 19, 2016. Visit the Foundation's website to access guidelines for each grant program.

Funder: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Eligibility: Nonprofit Organizations
Amount: Awards vary depending on grant
Deadline: Varies depending on grant
For more information: Click here


The Walgreens Corporate Contribution Program primarily supports nonprofit organizations in local Walgreens communities throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The majority of annual grants support programs that address the health needs of community residents.

Funder: Walgreens 
Eligibility: Non-profit organizations
Amount: Unspecified
Deadline: Rolling
For More Information: Click Here

Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona (GISA) would like to engage local artists, employers, and vendors to provide project-based, positive youth development activities for youth ages 14-24 who have been involved in the juvenile justice system. Positive youth development is the name given to a philosophical approach for working with youth that facilitates youth engagement and puts youth at the center of decision-making, project implementation, and projected outcomes

Goodwill METRO members have requested additional programming to enhance their lives. Goodwill is seeking vendors who will provide a clear unit plan, strong learning objectives, and reasonable use of funds for project completion. Topics of programming should include at least one of these goal areas: 

Artistic Expression, Teamwork, Communication Skills, Self-Esteem, Cultural Identity, Service-Learning/Community Engagement, Workforce Readiness, Climate Awareness/Resiliency, Socio-Emotional Skills, Education/Academic Skills/Post-Secondary Access, Other - Please Explain.  

Funder: Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
Eligibility: local artists, employers, and vendors
Amount: Unspecified
Deadline: Rolling
For More Information: Click Here