2023 Community Impact & Innovation Grant Awardees

Our vision for Chester County is a community where all residents have opportunities to achieve a vibrant and healthy quality of life. Our mission is to unite people and mobilize resources to build better lives and stronger communities.

Each of the agencies below have been approved to receive funding from United Way for one or more programs that advance United Way’s mission of building better lives and stronger communities by serving ALICE in the areas of education, financial independence and health. Agencies go through a stringent evaluation process to ensure the funded programs meet standards for effectiveness and efficiency.

To learn more about our grant process, please click here.

Mental/Behavioral Health

  • A Child’s Light
  • A Haven
  • Child Guidance Resource Center
  • Downingtown Communities That Care
  • Family Service of Chester County
  • New London Counseling Center
  • The Peacemaker Center
  • West Chester Communities That Care

Housing/Homeless Prevention

  • Good Neighbors Home Repair
  • Good Samaritan Services
  • Housing Authority of Chester County
  • Housing Partnership of Chester County
  • Human Services Inc.
  • North Star of Chester County
  • Pennsylvania Home of the Sparrow
  • Phoenixville Women’s Outreach Center
  • Safe Harbor of Greater West Chester

Food Insecurity

  • Fiorenza’s Food for Friends
  • Honey Brook Food Pantry
  • Oxford SILO
  • Phoenixville Area Community Services Inc (PACS)
  • West Chester Food Cupboard


  • Brandywine Valley Active Aging
  • Oxford Area Senior Center
  • Senior Adult Activity Center of Phoenixville
  • Surrey Services for Seniors
  • West Chester Area Senior Center

Education/Youth Development

  • Bridge Academy and Community Center
  • Charles A. Melton Arts & Education Center
  • Hope Beyond Borders
  • Hopewell United Methodist Church-The Well
  • The Garage Community and Youth Center
  • Westside Community Center

Financial Stability

  • Chester County OIC
  • Open Hearth, Inc.

Special Populations

  • Bournelyf Special Camp
  • CASA Youth Advocates
  • Cerebral Palsy Assoc. of Chester County
  • Christ the King Deaf Church – DeafCAN! PA
  • Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County
  • Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
  • Legal Aid SEPA
  • The ARC of Chester County
  • The Barn at Spring Brook Farm
  • YoungMoms


  • Mom’s House Inc of Greater Philadelphia
  • West Chester Area Day Care Center


  • ChesPenn Health Services
  • Chester County Connect Care
  • Chester County Hospital Foundation
  • Community Volunteers in Medicine
  • Health Care Access
  • LCH Health and Community Services
  • Maternal and Child Health Consortium

Basic Needs/Other

  • ACT in Faith Greater West Chester
  • Ann’s Heart
  • Kennett Area Community Service
  • Orion Communities
  • Oxford Area Neighborhood Service Center
  • The Salvation Army – West Chester
  • Volunteer English Program