Whether a currently funded United Way program, seeking funding for the first time or receiving donor designated funds, this is the place for you. We depend on strong partnerships with many agencies across Northwest Arkansas to make our community a better place for us all.

Our bold goal:

to provide every child in Northwest Arkansas a pathway out of poverty!

How can we help?

As a local nonprofit, you are a critical partner in our work to create lasting community change. The tools you’ll find here will help make it easier.

Check back often for new items and to check for upcoming trainings, forums and other events.

Educational Resources

Community Meetings and Workshops:

UWNWA Strategic Plan:

Co-marketing and branding materials:

Arkansas 2-1-1:

Grants & Requests for Proposals

Please see “Funding Opportunities” tab on the left.

Poverty Education Tools

Need Volunteers?

United Way can help your organization find the help you need! Check out the resources below for recruiting leadership, program or project volunteers.

coming soon!..

Nonprofit Login

The United Way of Arkansas has transitioned to a new grant management system. You will need to create a Login ID and Password to access any available grant applications. To access the UWNWA Grant Portal you can click the button below or cut and paste the following into your browser:

If you have trouble accessing the UWNWA Grant Portal, please contact Ana Phakhin at

Tyson Summer Community Internship Program

The Tyson Summer Community Internship Program is a partnership between United Way of Northwest Arkansas and Tyson Foods to provide an invaluable opportunity for select college students to gain professional experience while making a positive impact in our community.


To learn more about the program and how to apply, click <HERE>


 Contact the community impact team at