Applying For Partnership

United Way NCA nonprofit partners are locally-focused organizations, providing programs and services in the Greater Washington region.

Partners are represented in public and private sector workplace giving campaigns under the United Way of the National Capital Area federation, and are able to receive donor-designated gifts through these campaigns. To read more about United Way NCA partnership, please see the Quick Start Partner Guide.

An application is required annually for current nonprofits who wish to renew their affiliation with United Way as well as new organizations interested in becoming partners. United Way NCA’s online application process for the 2018-2019 campaign year opens on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, and closes on Friday, November 17, 2017. Nonprofit organizations that are interested in partnership with United Way NCA must complete a prescreening process that opens in September.

Email for more information on the process prior to September.


To read more about United Way NCA membership, please see the Quick Start Member Guide.

Quick Start Guide

2018-2019 Partnership Application

The online application for partnership in the 2018-2019 campaign year will open on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, and close on Friday, November 17, 2017. The application will not be accessible until Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Please email or call (703) 549-4448 for more information on the membership process.

Special Note for First-Time Applicants

United Way NCA will only accept a limited number of new organizations for each membership year. For more information, please contact Member Services at or call (703) 549-4448 and a team member will assist you.

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