Shawnee and Jefferson County Community Investment Grants


Nonprofits wishing to apply for grants can check this page for new opportunities. Copies of previous Requests for Proposal are linked at the bottom for additional reference.

United Way of Kaw Valley uses the e-C Impact online portal for grant applications and grant management. To get started, visit our gateway page.




In January 2023, United Way of Kaw Valley (formerly United Way of Greater Topeka) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new generation of two-year impact work grants for those serving Shawnee or Jefferson counties. The next opportunity to apply for impact investment grants will be early 2025.




CLICK HERE to view details about previous investment grant opportunities


2023-25 Community Investment Request for Proposal

2024 City of Topeka Social Services Grant Request for Proposal


For more information on our regular impact and basic needs grant process, or on the City of Topeka Social Service Grant process, please contact Juliet McDiffett at