United Way Funding Available for Indian River County Nonprofits

NEWS RELEASE

United Way of Indian River County is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for its 2020-2022 Citizen Review grant process. The grant opportunity is available to local programs that specifically serve the health and/or financial stability needs of Indian River County Residents. To be eligible for United Way funding, a letter of intent must be submitted no later than September 3.

Successful proposals will support at least one of the major focuses within United Way’s Heath and Financial Stability Impact areas. 

1.    Financial Stability focus includes helping Indian River County residents achieve greater housing stability, increase income, increase food security, and develop job readiness.

2.    Health focus area supports Indian River County resident’s healthy weight, mental health, the ability to live independently; children’s mental health, oral health, obesity, abuse, and prenatal care of mother and baby.

This competitive funding process is open to any nonprofit that serves Indian River County. Agencies that are not currently receiving United Way of Indian River County funding are required to pass an initial review by United Way volunteers. Programs that receive funding will be required to submit progress reports every six months.

If you are interested in becoming a United Way funded partner or to learn more about the funding process, contact Nate Bruckner, Director of Community Impact, United Way of Indian River County, at 772.567.8900 or nate.bruckner@unitedwayirc.org.

To see a list of current United Way of Indian River County’s 2019-2020 Partner Agencies, please visit: https://www.unitedwayirc.org/community-partners.

About United Way of Indian River County

United Way of Indian River County’s mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. UWIRC actively builds collaborative community partnerships with organizations and entities working to improve the lives of families and individuals in Indian River County. For more information about United Way or to give online, visit UnitedWayIRC.org.

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