The fund will be used for a multitude of efforts to help with recovery, including:
- Food, housing, utility assistance (electric, gas, water)
- Operational funding gaps for health and human service agencies
- Access to services for vulnerable populations
Organizations and businesses that are not affiliated with United Way of St. Clair County:
Please click here: Emergency Services Fund Request to submit an application for funds. Once there, please create a new e-CImpact account to proceed to the Emergency Services Fund Request application page.
Current Affiliated Organizations:
Please contact Julie prior to beginning the application process. She will reply within 24 hours.
Currently, funding is not available for individuals.
If you have an individual request, or a request for a client's rent, utility, or emergency needs, please call 2-1-1 for referrals. Resources continue to be in place to provide direct assistance to those who qualify.
United Way of St. Clair County has a dedicated COVID-19 Emergency Funding Response Committee committed to review requests weekly.
- Funding is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
- All applications completed by 10 a.m. each Friday will be submitted into the review process.
- Applicants may receive a set of questions from the COVID-19 Response Committee the Tuesday following Friday's submission.
- Response(s) are due the next day, Wednesday. Delayed responses will alter the timeline.
- Applicants will receive a Funding Notification the following Monday.
- Funds are intended to support established St. Clair County Residents.
- It is critical for each applicant to justify and assure the request is unique to the COVID-19 crisis.
- Duplication of services, and or programs, must be justified within the written application request.
It is recommended to incorporate the responses to the following questions within the application:
- Is your request going beyond the normal services the organization is already providing?
- What gaps have been recognized specific to COVID-19?
- Are additional costs being incurred due to COVID-19?