COVID-19 grants awarded



In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, United Way of Central Washington, Yakima Valley Community Foundation, and the Latino Community Fund, partnered to establish funds in support of impacts from the Coronavirus in March 2020.   These funds have provided support to local agencies providing crucial services and/or suffering from the effects of the pandemic. Between March 2020 and April 2022 a cumulative $2,342,916 has been awarded to the following grantees.

Union Gospel Mission

Ttawaxt Birth Justice Collaborative

The Memorial Foundation

Sunrise Outreach Center

Peacekeepers Society

OIC/Henry Beauchamp Center

Nuestra Casa

Northwest Harvest

Mabton School District

La Casa Hogar

Generating Hope/Noah's Ark

Triumph Treatment Center

Salvation Army

Native Friends

Hospice Friends

Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care

Wellness House

The Lighthouse - Advocacy, Prevention, and Education Center

L.O.V.E. Inc.

Freedom Pantry for Veterans

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Yakima

American Red Cross

Women for Women Homelessness Project

Voices for Children Foundation

Rural Community Development Resources

HumanGood Affordable Housing

Garden Village

Foster First

Court Advocates for Children

Yakima Rotary Food Bank

The Pantry @ Moxee


Ellensburg Community Health Clinic

Central Washington University Foundation

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services

Washington State University Foundation

Toppenish Community Chest

Children's Village

Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington & North Idaho

Nurse-Family Partnership

Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce

Yakima Pride

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

F.I.S.H. Food Bank


YWCA Yakima

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association

Yakima Greenway

The Campbell Farm


Parkview Services

Washington Apple Education Foundation

Rexford Manor in support of the Senior Network of Yakima

Heritage University

Crisis Connections

Comprehensive Healthcare

Yakima Schools Foundation

Brain Injury Association of Washington

Latino Community Fund

ALS Association - Evergreen Chapter

Teytum's Gifts

Lincoln Elementary School

allinWA Digital Equity Fund

Yakima & Selah Neighbors' Network

Tieton Arts and Humanities

La Salle High School

Highland Food Bank

Cowiche Canyon Conservancy

Mercer Creek Church

Women for Women of Yakima

Grace City Outreach

Asian Pacific Island Coalition

Northwest Community Education Center


LatinX, LLC

Yakima County Development Association

Teach for America Washington

Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas Counties

Washington State Tree Fruit Association

Yakama Warriors Association

Toppenish Community Chest Food Bank

WSU Foundation

Rod's House


The Truth Sanctuary

Skookum Kids

Helen House

People for People

Central Wa NonProfit Network

Filipino American Community of Yakima Valley

Risk to Resilience (UWCW)

Yakima Mutual Aid Network


The COVID-19 response fund is about to wrap up.  United Way of Central Washington has transitioned to a Disaster Response & Relief Fund for Central Washington.  Donations are always accepted to be able to respond to current or future natural disaster(s).