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Robert Bunn Named 2013-14 LIVE UNITED Award Recipient April-23-2014
The LIVE UNITED award is presented annually to an individual or group of individuals who have improved their lives or those of others because of a program that has been funded or supported by United W
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Community Impact April-18-2014
An important part of United Way of Southwest Minnesota’s work is the annual review of local not-for-profit programs that seek affiliation and grant funding from United Way. It’s an excitin
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Power of the Purse Event to Support Early Childhood Literacy Programs April-4-2014
Women United for Early Childhood, a women’s leadership initiative of United Way of Southwest Minnesota, will sponsor the seventh annual “Power of the Purse.”  This year’s
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United Way of Southwest Minnesota Recognizes Gold Level Employee Groups March-27-2014
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota board of directors and staff recognized the following businesses/organizations with the Gold Award at the United Way recognition event held March 18, 2014.  
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Second Step Program at Minneota Public School Awarded United Way Grant March-27-2014
The United Way of Southwest Minnesota Board of Directors recently approved a Special Community Projects Grants to Minneota Public School for the Second Step Program. This grant request will purchase S
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- Special Community Project Grant Deadline February 1, 2013

February 1, 2013 is the deadline for applications for the second round of grants from the 2012-13 Special Community Project Grant fund.

 

 

This past fall United Way awarded grants totaling $11,200 to three different organizations from this fund.  $15,000 was targeted in July for use by area non-profit organizations during 2012-13 to better serve area residents during this fiscal year by United Way of Southwest Minnesota.

 

 

Organizations can download the Special Community Project Grant application and read more about the Goals for the Common Good at the "Your United Way - Community Impact" section of UnitedWaySWMN.org or contact United Way of Southwest Minnesota at 507-929-2273.  All Special Community Project Grant applications will be reviewed by a team of local volunteers who will make recommendations regarding funding to the United Way of Southwest Minnesota board of directors.

 


United Way of Southwest Minnesota is an autonomous, local organization working to create lasting changes in people's lives and the communities in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and western Redwood Counties of Minnesota.