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United Way grant opportunity for nonprofits

United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena Counties is now accepting Community Investment grant applications from 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations interested in applying for program funding. Application and guidelines are available on the United Way of Otter Tail & Wadena Counties website:

Priority areas for program funding include:

Education: Helping children and youth achieve their potential by supporting the learning, development, and sense of belonging of children and youth so they become responsible and contributing adults.

Income: Promoting financial stability & independence to meet basic human needs of food, housing, clothing & safety.

Health: Improving people's health status through higher levels of positive health, lower levels of disease and/or improved quality of life.

Applications must be received at the United Way of Otter Tail County office by 4:00pm, Friday, February 9th, 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered for funding. To have a copy mailed to you or for assistance with the application process, contact United Way by dialing (218) 736-5147.

United Way's mission is to improve lives in Otter Tail & Wadena Counties by mobilizing the caring powers in the community. United Way provides support to programs by focusing on financial stability, education and good health.

For more information regarding United Way, please feel free to visit their web-site at or call the office at 218-736-5147.