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
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.