become a partner agency

United Way of Greater Nashville’s nonprofit partners are locally-focused organizations, providing programs and services in Davidson, Williamson, Robertson, Cheatham and Hickman counties.

Partners are represented in public and private sector workplace giving campaigns and are able to receive donor-designated gifts through these campaigns.


Interested in Becoming a Funded Partner?

An application is required every two years for current nonprofits who wish to renew their affiliation with United Way as well as new organizations interested in becoming partners.

United Way of Greater Nashville’s application process for the 2020-2022 funding cycle has been completed. The timeline for the next funding cycle will be posted when available in late 2021 or early 2022. All required forms will be posted here ahead of the application timeframe.

To receive announcements about future funding opportunities in Cheatham, Davidson, Hickman, Robertson or Williamson County, please email Rebecca Carter and include your name, agency name and email address. You will be added to the listserve to receive any future funding announcements.


Interested in Receiving Designations?

An agency must meet the three initial requirements in order to apply for a designation code with United Way of Greater Nashville:

  • Must be certified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3)
  • Must serve one or all of the following counties: Davidson, Williamson, Robertson, Cheatham and Hickman counties
  • The majority of services provided must be in the health and human services field

For questions regarding designation requirements, please email our team.