become a partner agency

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

Any agency/organization interested in receiving funding from United Way of Greater Nashville must complete the Agency Eligibility Review (AER) Process and pass review. Our AER process has concluded for 2023 funding eligibility.

To receive announcements about future funding opportunities in Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, 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 any of the following counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Robertson and Williamson
  • The majority of services provided must be in the health and human services field

For questions regarding designation requirements, please email our team.