COVID-19 Relief Fund distributes $250,000 to help with food, housing and more

The Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund (the Fund) has been hard at work helping neighbors impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, May 20, the Fund received a $250,000 grant from the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF) to support East Central Illinois relief work, with a focus on populations with a high COVID-19 burden. This is the second grant awarded by the ICRF to the Champaign County COVID-19 Relief Fund.


8 Ways to Thank Frontline Workers

How will you participate in #GivingTuesdayNow?

Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Warehouse workers. First responders. Truck drivers. Cleaners. There are so many people who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak. They continue to help keep our community safe and the world running. To honor and celebrate their ongoing sacrifice, let’s say thank you! 


211 is Champaign County’s Lifeline

Count on 211 for connections to health services and more.

United Way of Champaign County is always here for the people in our community. The current COVID-19 outbreak is no different. Together with 211, we are helping people connect to critical health services and more.

As people feel the health, education and financial impacts of the coronavirus, 211 is here to help. With one toll-free call, text or online request to 211, anyone in need can get free and confidential connections to:


United Way Grant Cycle Opens in November

Thousands of generous community members make annual gifts to United Way's Community Impact Fund. United Way of Champaign County allocates these gifts via two-year grants to local organizations working to create long-lasting, measurable changes in our Health, Education or Financial Stability priority areas.

Public Notice is hereby given that United Way of Champaign County will open the FY2021-2022 Grant Cycle with an Application Training.