We are now accepting Community Impact Grant applications for 2018-19 funding.
Our 2018-19 Community Impact Grant application is only available online this year. Check back for training workshop dates/times for those who want to apply. Deadline is firm at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018. PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION, as that does not give us time to verify that everything is in order.
COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT GENERAL INFORMATION
Statement of Purpose:
Community Impact grants are one of the ways United Way of Southwest Minnesota invests local dollars in our communities. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. LIVE UNITED. In southwest Minnesota, we focus on health, education, financial stability, hunger and safety & well-being. Programs awarded funding work to improve the lives of local people in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and portions of Cottonwood, Lac qui Parle, Nobles and Redwood counties in Minnesota. Trained community volunteers work together to scored submitted grant proposals, conduct interviews of applicants, review program goals and anticipated results and then make recommendations to the United Way of Southwest Minnesota Board of Directors for final approval.