Nonprofit programs providing homecare and assisted living to low-income elderly are eligible for a one-year, $50,000 grant from United Way of Delaware (UWD). Interested agencies should respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by UWD. Eligible programs must provide home care and assisted living to low-income elderly, allowing them to stay in their homes as they age.


Nonprofit programs providing homecare and assisted living to low-income elderly are eligible for a one-year, $50,000 grant from United Way of Delaware (UWD). Interested agencies should respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by UWD. Eligible programs must provide home care and assisted living to low-income elderly, allowing them to stay in their homes as they age.

The grant will come from the Cinda A. Hallman Memorial Fund. Former DuPont executive Cinda A. Hallman left UWD a $2 million gift in her estate. Hallman served on UWD’s Board of Directors throughout the mid-1990s.

The grant is available to, but not limited to, programs that are currently funded by UWD. Staff and volunteers of UWD will select a program based on factors including proposed methodology, plans for performance and outcome measurement and budget.

Proposals are due by June 30 with a program start date of August 1. For the detailed RFP, visit UWD’s website at www.uwde.org or contact Shawn Stevens, UWD’s Director of Community Impact at 573-3717.