The United Way of Southwest Minnesota (UWSWMN) Board of Directors recently approved several Small Grants in Round I totaling $21,400.00. The Small Grants Program is an outreach of the Community Impact funding process. The available amount of grant dollars each year is subject to change. One-time grants, up to $5,000, are awarded to organizations aligned with UWSWMN’s priority areas. The Round II deadline is January 31st at 5PM with $11,600.00 remaining in the fund. Funding guidelines, eligibility requirements and application materials can be found under the Our Impact Tab—Small Grants at www.UnitedWaySWMN.org. Watch our website for information regarding upcoming grant workshops.
Safety & Well-Being: Women’s Rural Advocacy Program (WRAP)
This grant will complete the remainder of website costs to make resources for victims of domestic violence mobile friendly and to update printed resource materials in English and other applicable languages. Grant Award: $2,500.00.
Other recipients of the Small Grants Program in Round 1 are: Making Space for Mindfulness Program of Greater Minnesota Family Services, Heart2 Heart Memory Café Program, Pathways to a Healthy Life Program of Karen Organization of Minnesota, Weekend Winners Backpack Program of Child Care & Nutrition, Inc., Marshall Food4Kids and Neighbors United Resource Center Food Shelf.
Pictured (L to R) – Becci tenBensel and Amanda Kline (UWSWMN).
United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In southwest Minnesota, we focus on health, education, financial stability, hunger and safety & well-being. For more information on our commitment to the area, please visit our website at www.UnitedWaySWMN.org.