2022 Community Impact Grant Applications for United Way of Northeast Georgia are officially open!
All local nonprofits should consider applying for our 2022 grants. Applications will close at 5 p.m. on June 1 and recipients will be announced at the end of August 2021. Eligibility requirements and FAQs are available on our website. Additional questions can be emailed to Mark Madison (

Grants are given to nonprofit programs that are based in and provide service to community members in our 12-county region. We highly encourage collaborations of nonprofits as well as individual nonprofits' programs to apply. Applications for grants can be made in one of our three focus areas: basic needs, early childhood success, and workforce development.
Spotlight on: Solvay
For more than 20 years, Solvay has been a dedicated partner of United Way of Northeast Georgia, and we are so proud of all they do. Based in Barrow County, Solvay has spent years giving back to their local community and the region through their workplace campaign giving and team engagement. This last year alone, Solvay raised more than $28,000 through its United Way of Northeast Georgia workplace, continuing their support of our organization's mission. Joe Vogt, Plant Manager of Solvay, has led the charge of his team's consistent engagement, and has been an active advocate for United Way of Northeast Georgia and our partners in Barrow County and beyond.

Thank you, Solvay, for your continued support and commitment to our region.

If you are interested in beginning a workplace campaign at your business, please reach out to Elizabeth Earl at for more information.
Board Spotlight: Montez Carter
"It is vital we all work together to meet the social needs of our community, including those most vulnerable, and promote a path towards a healthy future for all of our children."
Montez Carter, PharmD, FACHE, is the President & CEO, St. Mary’s Health Care System, and is also an active Board member with United Way of Northeast Georgia.
Montez joined St. Mary’s in November 2010 and during his time at St. Mary's Montez has been the system’s Vice President of Operations, President of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, and now President and CEO of St. Mary's Health Care System. In addition, Carter is a Past Chair of the Georgia Hospital Association and currently serves on the American Hospital Association's Board of Trustees.
Montez not only serves the community through his work, but also as a Board member for numerous nonprofits, an active participant in local events, and more. He is dedicated to this community and cares well for it.

Thank you, Montez, for all you do.
Nonprofit Jobs & Opportunities
Our local nonprofits are working hard to serve our community members and they need your help. Tune in to our newsletter to see the newest job opportunities at our local nonprofits. If you are a nonprofit with job openings, please email Alison Alwes to be included in next month's newsletter.

Open Positions
Athens Community Council on Aging

The Cancer Foundation
  • Operations manager - full time with a focus on bookkeeping and admin support with room to grow

Children First, Inc.

Extra Special People

Food Bank of Northeast Georgia

Goodwill of North Georgia

Hope Haven
  • Direct Support Professionals - part and full time positions. Seeking candidates who are reliable, have excellent communication and basic computer skills, works well within a team, and can be a positive role model for the individuals they serve.

Juvenile Defender Advocate
  • Marketing Intern - interested candidates contact Julita Sanders at

YWCO Girls Club
  • Girls Club Counselor - Girls Club runs from July 1-23, 2021 on weekdays. Deadline to apply is May 15.
Mark Your Calendars
May 1- June 1: Grant applications are open through June 1 at 5 p.m. ET. Applications are open to local nonprofits and collaborations for programs focusing on work in our three focus areas. Eligibility information and FAQs are available on our website. Apply today!

May 21: Nonprofit Training Series - May's session is the third of a three-part series from the Georgia Center for Nonprofits about Leading Through Crisis & Change. This event focuses on communication and we hope you'll join us. Register today. All previous Nonprofit Training Series sessions are available here

To learn more about upcoming events, visit our website or email Alison Alwes.
Just a friendly reminder to submit your 2020-2021 Workplace Campaign results form to Elizabeth Earl via email. Thank you for your contributions to United Way of Northeast Georgia.