United Way accepting agency applications for 2019


Organizations seeking funding encouraged to apply

By Dave Bezusko



United Way of Logan County is extending the opportunity for all social service agencies that serve Logan County to apply for status as a United Way Funded Agency and to receive allocations through 2019. All necessary allocation request forms and supporting documentation instructions are available on United Way’s website at www.uwlogan.org or by contacting the office at 937-592-2886.

The deadline to submit all completed forms is Friday, Oct. 5.

Any organization that serves Logan County is eligible to potentially receive United Way funds. An organization does NOT have to be a 501c3, so long as the proposal would advance the mission of United Way of Logan County. United Way support is to cover cost of programming and cannot be sought for management, general, or fundraising functions. Areas of emphasis in United Way’s Strategic Plan include:

· Reducing the negative impact of substance abuse in Logan County.

· Reducing poverty and increasing self-sufficiency in Logan County.

· Helping to strengthen and stabilize the local workforce.

44 programs of 28 different Funded Agencies are receiving United Way Allocations in 2018. The average program allocation is $14,729. The highest is $55,000. The lowest is $1,000. For a complete list of 2018 Funded Agencies, please visit www.uwlogan.org.

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in Logan County. It does so by facilitating successful agency partnerships that enable a safe, healthy, and caring community. More than just a fundraiser, United Way collaborates 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.

Organizations seeking funding encouraged to apply

By Dave Bezusko

Dave Bezusko is Executive Director of United Way of Logan County.

Dave Bezusko is Executive Director of United Way of Logan County.