United Way funding available for nonprofits

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – United Way released its 2018-2020 Citizen Review Process grant application on Dec. 14 for health and financial stability programs serving Indian River County.

The grant application will be made available on the web at UnitedWayIRC.org/CRPFunding. The deadline for the application is 4 p.m., March 1.

Those interested in applying for funding must attend a mandatory meeting on Jan. 10, 3-5 p.m., at the United Way Center.

Successful proposals will support at least one of the major focuses within United Way’s Heath and Financial Stability Impact areas.

  • Financial Stability focus includes helping IRC residents achieve greater housing stability, increase income, increase food security and finally develop job readiness
  • Health focus area supports IRC residents healthy weight, mental health, the ability to live independently; children’s mental health, oral health, obesity, abuse, and prenatal care of Mother and Baby

This funding process is open to any nonprofit that serves Indian River County. Programs that are new to this funding process are eligible for one year of funding, those that are currently funded by United Way are eligible for two year funding.

Agencies that are not currently receiving United Way of Indian River County funding are required to pass an initial review by United Way volunteers. Programs that receive funding will be required to submit progress reports every 6 months.

If you are interested in becoming a United Way funded partner or to RSVP for the mandatory meeting, please contact Nate Bruckner at (772) 567-8900 or nate.bruckner@unitedwayirc.org.

For more information about United Way or to give online, visit the website at www.UnitedWayIRC.org.

United Way of Indian River County invites people to get involved by helping others. Go to www.VolunteerIndianRiverCounty.org to learn about local opportunities for service.

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