United for Families – Frequently Asked Questions

Any questions regarding the current RFP/Application can be emailed to UFFgrant@stl.unitedway.org. They will be collected and posted on this page.

Note: The UFF application deadline is Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 5:00 pm. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application with enough time to address any technical issues that may arise upon application submission. Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Is there any way to save this application so you can come back to it after you start?

Yes, you can save and resume your application. There is a prompt to enter your email address and a password. Note: The form does not save ongoing and may have glitches from time to time. You should save your responses in the Word version first.

When preparing the budget for the project, the emergency direct assistance section in the spreadsheet auto-populates. Why? Can I change it?

The Emergency Direct Assistance formula is currently set to populate at 30% of the total requested amount. You can delete the formula to add up to $30,000 for emergency direct assistance.

How many households are we required to serve?

Participating agencies will be expected to target 100 families/individuals through the intake process.

What is the maximum award?

The maximum award is $100,000 with $30,000 of that reserved for emergency direct assistance.

How is compensation determined?

Compensation will be based on the number of completed intakes and the total requested amount.