2021 Human Services Grant Awards

The Women United in Philanthropy (WUP) is proud to announce the grant award winners for 2021. This year WUP awarded two grants of $17,500 each and a third grant of $5,000, for a total of $40,000 in grant awards. Congratulations to all the winners!    The winners...

2020: $25,000 Grant to Piedmont CASA

Piedmont CASA – Bridges to Success for Older Youth in Foster Care. Piedmont CASA provides trained volunteers and professional staff to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and youth, promoting and supporting safe, permanent, and...

2020: $25,000 Grant to AHIP

AHIP (Albemarle Housing Improvement Program) – Safe at Home program. This program responds to the urgent housing needs of Charlottesville and Albemarle families with children and youth under age 18. Their objective is to complete at least 30 critical home repairs for...

2019: $30,000 to PACEM

Since 2004, PACEM has provided more than 96,000 total nights of shelter for homeless individuals in our community. PACEM is requesting funds to enable them to better serve homeless women.  They are using the funds to hire a dedicated case worker to serve the homeless...

2018: $30,000 to Building Goodness Foundation

Building Goodness will use WUP’s $30,000 grant for projects with three local non-profits. By improving the spaces of two existing non-profits and building a playground for a budding Head Start program, this grant has the ability to provide transformation and impact to...