United Way of Logan County accepting funding applications for 2016 allocations


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The United Way of Logan County is accepting funding requests from local non-profit agencies to access funds from its current fall campaign. To receive funding through the regular allocations process for 2016, organizations must serve Logan County and agree to abide by United Way’s Code of Regulations as a Funded Agency. An emphasis will be placed on programs that meet needs in United Way’s impact areas of education, income, and health as well as those filling gaps identified in the recently released 2015 Community Needs Assessment.

The deadline to apply is October 15. Applications are available by contacting United Way at (937) 592-2886.

United Way awarded $461,910 to 18 local Funded Agencies through its regular allocations process in 2015. Funded Agencies include: American Red Cross ($30,000), Boy Scouts of America Tecumseh Council ($11,000), Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio ($61,075), Consolidated Care ($24,335), Discovery Riders ($20,000), Don M. & Margaret Hilliker YMCA ($30,000), Girl Scouts of Western Ohio ($11,000), Green Hills DayBreak Center ($20,000), Habitat for Humanity ($15,000), Lighthouse Community Shelter ($15,000), Logan Belle HAND ($10,000), Logan County Children & Family First Council ($15,000), Logan County Cancer Society ($30,000), Lutheran Community Services ($63,000), Mary Rutan Medication Assistance Program ($15,000), United Service Organization ($1,500), Universal Home Health & Hospice ($40,000), and Warm Clothes for Kids ($50,000).

United Way’s Funded Agencies adhere to accountability standards established by United Way. Volunteers serving on United Way’s Allocations Committee screen funding requests, interview agency representatives, and make funding recommendations to the full Board of Trustees based on program outcomes and effectiveness, community need, and available resources.

It’s the mission of United Way of Logan County to facilitate successful agency partnerships that enable a safe, healthy, and caring community. More than just a fundraiser, United Way has been a valued community partner since it was established locally in 1954, collaborating with businesses, non-profits, government, and civic organizations to help meet the social service needs of the community.

For more information, visit www.uwlogan.org or call 937-592-2886.

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Submitted by United Way of Logan County.

Submitted by United Way of Logan County.