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Partner Agencies and Grant Recipients

Donation dollars given to the United Way of Douglas County flow directly into agencies that impact and serve our community. Agencies are considered to be partners, as their goals align with those of the United Way.

List of organizations receiving anti-poverty grants
Anit-Poverty Grant RecipientsAmount
Ballard Center$40,000
Communities in Schools$20,000
Lawrence Community Shelter$40,000
Positive Bright Start$10,000
Success by Six$20,000


List of organizations receiving family stabilization grants
Family Stabilization GrantsAmount
Just Food$25,000
Sunrise Project$15,000
Tenants to Homeowners$20,000
The Willow$10,000


List of organizations receiving support with mini-grants
Basic Needs Mini Grants - $65,000Racial Equity Mini Grants - $25,000
Ballard CenterSunrise Project
Boys' & Girl's ClubMaseualkaulli Farms
Catholic CharitiesSisters With a Purpose
Lawrence Community ShelterSanctuary Alliance Lawrence
Eudora Schools FoundationIndigenous Community Center
Tenants to HomeownersHidden Jewel
CIS Mid-AmericaWe All We Got
Positive Bright StartClaire's Closet
Just Food 
Sunrise Project