United Way grant period now open

Community Impact Grants are now open through the United Way. Each grant application must address at least one of United Way of Southwest Minnesota’s (UWSWMN) Priorities.

Programs must be delivered in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow Medicine and/or portions of Cottonwood, Lac qui Parle, Nobles and Redwood counties.

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 and well-being,” said Director Marcy Heemeyer.

The grant application deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, April 2. All applications must be submitted online and extensions will not be granted.

Applications that do not align, are late and/or incomplete will not be considered for UWSWMN funding.

All grant applications will be reviewed by a team of trained community volunteers who will make recommendations on funding to the UWSWMN board of directors.

Grant funding comes from donations given to UWSWMN during its recent fund-raising campaign.

United Way of Southwest Minnesota will hold grant workshops and demo the new online grant platform (no paper submissions will be accepted) on Thursday, February 15 and Tuesday, March 6.

RSVP’s are required for planning purposes by emailing unitedway@unitedwayswmn.org or by calling 507-929-2273.

Workshops are free and will be held at the Marshall-Lyon County Library from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sessions are not mandatory, but are intended to be helpful for applicants.

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