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United Way funding applications available Feb. 3

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United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties announces the upcoming funding cycle for area nonprofits. Agencies which have been certified as a 501(c)3 charitable organization for at least one year are welcome to apply for the 2014-2016 funding cycle.


The 2014-2016 funding application will be available February 3rd on the United Way website . Completed applications are due to United Way no later than March 3. A group of volunteer community members will review applications and conduct site visits in April before making funding recommendations to the United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties Board of Directors. The funding cycle will begin July 1.

United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties is an independent organization supporting our community in the areas of Income, Education, and Health. The organization currently funds 31 local programs working to improve the lives of community members in need. United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties is a recipient of the “Meets Standards” seal from the Charities Review Council for demonstrating transparency and ethical business practices.

For more information on the application process may be obtained by contacting Community Relations Specialist Amy Gray at or 218.829.2619.

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