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.


January 9 - RFP Releases

January 17 - Whole Family Workshop

January 23 - Process Opens

March 3 - Applications Due

March-April - Review/Scoring

April 28 - Notifications Sent

July 1 - 2-Year Funding Cycle Begins





CLICK HERE to view details about the new grant process


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