Funding Process


United Way of Amarillo & Canyon invests local dollars in the community through our allocation process. Our volunteer lead councils fund programs who meet community needs aligned with our goal of reducing poverty and building an educated workforce. We invest in high-performing programs and services which fight for the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of everyone in the community. 

Organizations requesting funding must:

  • Serve Amarillo & Canyon residents
  • Have an active board of trustees
  • Adhere to ethical standards
  • Provide evidence of financial accountability

United Way of Amarillo & Canyon does not fund:

  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin
  • Political causes, candidates, organizations or campaign

How do I receive united way funding?

Each year many organizations look to United Way to help continue their impact in Amarillo & Canyon. If your organization is interested in receiving funds or is just wanting to know the process, please fill out this form and we will follow up with you.