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Steuben County United Way (UW) Grant

Grants to Steuben County, Indiana Nonprofits for
Health, Education, and Workforce Development

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Steuben County United Way (UW)

Deadline Date:

04/07/17 12 Noon


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Grants to Indiana public and private nonprofits for health and human services that provide for the needs of the Steuben County community. Funding is intended to support programs and projects that promote educational and financial development, as well as the health and health care coverage, of local populations in fulfillment of current United Way goals, as detailed below.

Goal: In 2008, United Way Worldwide launched a 10-year initiative to cut the number of high school dropouts in half by 2018.
Strategy: The strategies proven to work are those that connect communities to their schools: parent involvement; literacy volunteers in the classroom; mentors for disadvantaged students; business leaders engaged in early childhood advocacy.

Goal: In 2008, United Way initiated an ambitious 10-year plan to cut in half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable and help 1.9 million working families get on the road to economic independence by 2018.
Strategy: The Financial Stability Partnership™ is an initiative that promotes community-change strategies to help families meet their basic needs, while gaining the financial capability to plan for, and accomplish, their long-term financial goals.

Goal: Since 2008, the United Way has been working to achieve a bold, 10-year goal: to increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors by 2018.
Strategy: Achieving this goal requires greater aware of health risks and the potential effects they have on ourselves and others, starting from before birth. Working to change policies and practices, such as extending health care coverage, will enable more people to live healthier lives.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142406

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public or private, tax-exempt, health and human service organizations serving Steuben County residents are eligible to submit proposals.

The agency responding to the grant application as the Fiscal Agent on behalf of a collaborative is required to provide with the application proof of tax-exempt status.

Organizations may apply and compete for funds; however those programs in alignment with the United Way’s focus areas: Education, Income, and Health will be given priority.

Pre-Application Information:

2017 Timeline:
- March 1, 2017: Grant Application available
- April 7, 2017: Deadline - Applications due by 12 noon
- April 12, 2017: Volunteers receive grant applications
- April 17- 21, 2017: Agency Interviews scheduled
- May 3, 2017: CIT committee meets to finalize funding
- May 17, 2017: Applicants notified of final Award funding decisions

Submission Information:
Proposals must be submitted in two formats:
- Electronic submission to Jessica Brodock. Each document required should be sent as an individual document, not individual pages (ex. Application, Agency budget, Program budget, financial statement, Board of Directors, etc.)
- Four hard copies of required documents delivered to the UW office.

Funding Requirements:
Requirements of the funding agreement with Steuben County United Way are outlined in the Memorandum of Agreement. If you are allocated funds, you will be required to sign the MOA, acknowledging that you have read the funding requirements and that your proposal is submitted with full commitment.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

See below in Supporting Documents for application materials.

Proposal Submission Contact Info:

Jessica Brodock
Steuben County United Way
317 S. Wayne St., Ste.3D Angola, IN 46703
Phone: 260.665.6196

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Steuben County