Megan Timpany, Executive Director (middle) with John Candelaria, Executive Director of the Food Bank of Nevada County (A United Way Partner Agency) and Bob Dion, Warehouse Manager during last year’s United Way Day of Action.

March 5, 2018 – United Way of Nevada County’s annual Community Impact Process for calendar year 2018 has begun. 2018 United Way Partnership Applications are available now. During this process, current United Way partners can apply to continue partnership and/or request funding. Additionally, any community based, non-profit 501(c) 3 organization that has provided Health & Human Services to the residents of Nevada County for at least 3 years may apply to be a new United Way of Nevada County (UWNC) certified partner.

The UWNC application has been streamlined to include new partnership requests, renewal of existing partnerships and requests for funding from existing partners. The application is available online at or from the United Way office. If you would like an application, please call 274-8111 or email All applications are due on April 5th, 2018. There will be an application review meeting in March for anyone who is interested. All applications will be reviewed by The UWNC Community Investment Committee, the UWNC Board of Directors, and the 2018 Citizen Review Teams made up of volunteers from the community. Allocations will be distributed from the United Way of Nevada County Community Impact Fund. Past partner funding has run between $1000 and $25000 per agency.

United Way of Nevada County’s mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. UWNC will be concentrating on the Basic Needs of those in our community which include Food, Emergency Shelter and access to Health Care. United Way of Nevada County’s funding priorities for the annual community impact funds are; 1) existing UWNC programs, such as Food Access Saturday, 2) new UWNC programs and 3) Partner funding. United Way of Nevada County strives to assure individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their Basic Needs. UWNC envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their desired potential through healthy lives, education and income stability.