United Way Offers Mini-Grants

November 4th, 2013

Fulton, NY – In accordance with its mission of raising awareness of human needs in Oswego County and supporting solutions to address those needs, United Way of Greater Oswego County is offering a limited number of mini-grant funding opportunities for community organizations in Oswego County that reflect the agency?s mission and its five funding categories; Emergency Services, Health and Special Needs, Supporting Families and Children, Youth Development, and Senior Services.

Melanie Trexler, executive director of United Way of Greater Oswego County explained that the mini-grants are for not-for-profits serving Oswego County. ?Organizations that wish to apply for a mini-grant must submit a brief narrative that includes; a description of the project and proposed activities, its goals, who it will serve and how it will benefit those served. The project must also have clear, measurable goals and a defined beginning and end. Applicants are also encouraged to partner with other community organizations on the project,? said Trexler.

Not-for-Profits wishing to apply for a mini-grant may download an application from the United Way website at oswegounitedway.org. For more information contact Melanie Trexler at 315-593-1900, or by e-mail at melanieunitedway@windstream.net. All proposals must be submitted no later than December 4, 2013.
Decisions will be formally announced in February 2014.

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