Featured Grants

Education Grants

UWA is proud to continue the strong legacy of the Lafayette Education Foundation through our School and Classroom Grants which are designed to provide funding for school projects which increase learning opportunities for students and reward the creative initiative of teachers.


The Emergency Food and Shelter Program was created by Congress to help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people throughout the United States and its territories by allocating federal funds for the provision of food and shelter.

PACT Grants

Started in 2008, PACT United is a competitive, community-wide initiative focused on supporting community partnerships that are aligned with United Way of Acadiana’s three focus areas of education, earnings, and essentials.

WU Microgrants

Made possible by the generosity of the George and Merilyn Crain Foundation, Dr. Lise Anne Slatten and Women United, an affinity group within United Way of Acadiana is proud to fund microgrants for 2023. Women United seeks to empower other women to make community change.

Grant Writing Workshop