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Posted 12/20/19

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United Way funding application workshop

PITTSBORO — United Way of Chatham County will host a funding application workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 15, in Hall C of the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro.

All nonprofits providing human services to Chatham residents are invited to attend.

The workshop will cover the components of the application process, timeline, funding application and the criteria that will be used to evaluate proposals. Attendance is required to be eligible to apply for funding.

Agency representatives are asked to sign up for the workshop no later than Jan. 13 by phone at (919) 542-1110 or email at Emailed RSVP’s must include the name and title of the agency representative who will attend, along with their email address and phone number.

The United Way Board of Directors has worked for the last several years to restructure its grant process. Based on the results of the Chatham County Community Assessment conducted by the Chatham Health Alliance, the new funding process will emphasize performance and outcomes in UWCC’s three priority areas of Financial Stability, Education and Health. Applicants will be asked to describe how their programs will assist United Way in achieving its goals and objectives to maximize the impact on Chatham’s most critical needs.

A complete list of eligibility requirements is available on the United Way of Chatham County website at by selecting “Funding Process” at the top right of the homepage. The online application will be accessible beginning Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 28, 2020. Contact the United Way office with any questions.


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