2022 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 Haven
  • Alianzas de Phoenixville
  • A Child’s Light
  • Child Guidance Resource Center
  • Downingtown Communities that Care
  • Family Service of Chester County
  • New London Counseling Center
  • The Peacemaker Center
  • Youth Mentoring Partnership

Housing/Homeless Prevention

  • Ann’s Heart
  • Family Promise of Southern Chester County
  • Friends Association
  • Good Neighbors, Inc.
  • Good Samaritan Services
  • Home of the Sparrow
  • Housing Authority of Chester County
  • Housing Partnership
  • Kennett Area Community Services
  • North Star of Chester County
  • Phoenixville Women’s Outreach
  • Safe Harbor of Chester County
  • St. Vincent De Paul of Coatesville

Food Insecurity

  • Chester County Food Bank
  • Greater Deliverance Development Outreach
  • Octorara Area Food Cupboard
  • Phoenixville Area Community Services
  • SILO
  • West Chester Food Cupboard


  • Brandywine Valley Active Aging
  • Meal on Wheels Chester County
  • Phoenixville Area Senior Center
  • Surrey Services
  • The Hickman
  • West Chester Area Senior Center

Education/Youth Development

  • Bridge Academy & Community Center
  • Coatesville Youth Initiative
  • Hope Beyond Borders – Coatesville Kids to College
  • Hopewell Methodist Church
  • Mighty Writers
  • Parkesburg POINT
  • Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives
  • The Garage Community & Youth Center
  • Westside Community Center

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
  • Handi-Crafters
  • Legal Aid SEPA
  • The Arc of Chester County
  • VisionCorps
  • Volunteer English Program
  • Young Moms


  • Mom’s House
  • Phoenixville Area Children’s Learning Center
  • West Chester Area Day Care Center
  • YMCA Oscar Lasko

Healthcare Services

  • ChesPenn
  • Community Volunteers in Medicine
  • Health Care Access
  • LCH Health and Community Services
  • Maternal and Child Health Consortium
  • The Clinic

Basic Needs/Other

  • Chester County Connect Care
  • Chester County Health Department
  • Clarifi
  • Orion Communities
  • Oxford Area Neighborhood Services