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2018-2019 Funding Applications Available at United Way

GLOVERSVILLE- The United Way of Fulton County has announced that applications for funding for the 2018-2019 fiscal year are available in their Gloversville offices, starting on Monday, March 5, 2018. Applications are also available electronically and may be obtained by emailing Lisa Pfeiffer on or after March 5 at .

The United Way of Fulton County (UWFC)continues its work to build a stronger community, creating opportunities for everyone by focusing on the three basic building blocks of a good life – education (helping children and youth achieve their potential), income (promoting financial stability and independence) and health (improving personal health). Input from community members, contributors and others affirm the value our community places on these issues.

Human service providers are asked to propose strategies, with defined outcomes and measurable results, to help us advance in these areas. We will continue to use program outcomes and the United Way program outcome logic model as our evaluation method.

To be considered for funding, agencies must qualify as tax exempt under federal law and cannot discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, or disability. Agency applicants must provide programs or services in Fulton County.

A complete list of funding qualifications is available at the United Way of Fulton County offices, and they are included in the Application for Funding packets.

An Allocations & Agency Relations committee consisting of volunteer members skilled in finance, management, and accounting will review the information submitted with the proposal package,and assist in making recommendations to the Board of Directors for United Way funding. Agency presentations will be heard in June, and applications will be reviewed for recommendation in July, for submission to the UWFC BOD in August.

Deadline for Applications. All applications for UWFC funding for fiscal year 2015 must be submitted to the UWFC office no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 30, 2018.

Completed applications will NOT be accepted via email or fax. Proposals that are mailed must arrive or be postmarked on, or before the deadline and should be mailed to PO Box 911, Gloversville, NY 12078. Hand delivered applications will also be accepted, up to the deadline, at 110-112 North Main Street, Gloversville. For more information, please contact UWFC via telephone at the UWFC offices at 518-725-9817.