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Community Impact

The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties is committed to serving the community in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, and Health. To better serve the local community and invest in long-term, measurable change, the United Way is transitioning to the Community Impact model. 


The Community Impact model will engage new partners in solving some of Flagler and Volusia's most pressing issues. All 501(c)3 organizations are invited to submit a Letter of Intent, the first stage in the process. The Letter of Intent will be available from Tuesday, December 13, 2016 to Monday, January 9, 2017. All applications will be reviewed by the Community Impact Cabinet and qualifying applicants will be invited to submit a proposal in February. 


For questions, please contact Director of Community Impact, Courtney Edgcomb at (386) 275-1944 or

Community Impact Cabinet

Community Impact Cabinet

Community Impact means discovering root causes of issues in our community and uniting together to solve them.  


Grant Process

United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties is introducing a new grant process for the 2017-19 grant cycle. This will include a 2-stage process comprised of a Letter of Intent and a Request for Proposal.

Community Impact Ambassadors

Community Impact Ambassadors

Get involved with the Community Impact process by signing up as a Community Impact Ambassador (CIA)! The CIA will review biannual program reports, take an in depth tour of each program, and provide recommendations to the Community Impact Cabinet. This interactive experience allows volunteers to see the impact of United Way partner programs.

Community Impact Partners

On June 7, 2017 United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties announced its Community Impact Funding for the 2017-2019 grant cycle. In total, 30 programs received funding. 


The United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties Collaboration Fund provides funding for community-based initiatives and research.