United Way announces new priority

Staff report

United Way of Fulton County has undertaken a new endeavor that will focus on issues, strategies, and the actions needed to improve lives and create lasting change in local communities.

The organization’s new priority will be programs addressing access to after-school programming, childhood obesity prevention, drug and alcohol prevention, financial literacy, kindergarten readiness (early childhood learning), suicide prevention, and transportation.

Applications are now available, and will be accepted from 501 (c) 3 organizations that would like funding for 2017. Qualified agencies must provide a vital program to Fulton County residents in one of the above-mentioned focus areas.

United Way will continue to focus as well on education, income, health, and essential services.

For more information on how to apply for funding for calendar year 2017, call 419-337-9606 or visit [email protected] for an allocation packet.

Deadline for completed applications is April 20, 2016.

Staff report