Emergency Fund

United Way of Central Illinois’ Emergency Fund provides additional funding to local nonprofit agencies during times of crisis. The fund was established to provide a safety net to community agencies to protect daily operations and vital services.

Emergency relief requests are not limited to United Way Member Agencies. To learn more about United Way’s Emergency Relief Fund please contact United Way’s Director of Community Impact.

Past Emergency Relief Fund Distributions


American Red Cross Capital Area Chapter
November 2013 Central Illinois Tornado/Disaster Relief Funding – $10,000

United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln Chapter
Group Home Fire Recovery – $6,450.00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois
Unexpected Financial Expenses – $19,000

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