2016-2017 Grant Cycle is Open!

 

The United Way of West Central Minnesota is beginning the Agency Review Process for the 2016-2017 funding cycle.  Community Impact grants are how we invest local dollars in our communities to address specific community centered issues. Funding decisions are made through an annual Financial Review and a Volunteer Community Review Day.  Our Community Impact grants are invested in high performing nonprofit organizations that provide programs and services aligned with our strategic impact areas of Education, Health and Basic Needs.   Our funded Partner Programs help to improve community conditions and create lasting change across west central Minnesota.   Any programs and/or agencies that are interested in applying for funds, that meet the goals with in one or more of the United Way of West Central Minnesota’s impact areas are encouraged to apply.   For more information or to apply please contact James Miller at (320)235-1050 or by e-mail: james@liveunitedwcm.org .

General Timeline

01/15/16  Deadline for agencies to submit copy of info for financial review
FINANCIAL REVIEW REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
• Letter of intent
• 501c3 determination letter
• By-laws
• Board of Directors
• Current Audit if budget is over $750,000
• Recent Financial Statements
• Most Recent 990
02/17/16  Agencies to be notified that Application will be emailed to agencies
03/17/16  Applications to be submitted to United Way
03/31/16  Agency Review Day (Agencies will be notified about funding by May 3rd, 2016)

More information can be found here.