McLeod County, Minnesota (4/5/17) – United Way of McLeod County Board President Ron Johnson announced today that the regional non-profit would collaborate with 32 agencies/programs in 2017. The organization recently completed its Community Investment Review for the 2017 funding cycle.
“Upon completing the work of our annual volunteer-led Community Investment Review, we are confident that the UWMC will again partner with outstanding agencies/programs in 2017,” said Johnson. “These agencies represent a cross-section of funded programs servicing McLeod County in Education, Income, and Health.”
“On behalf of the UWMC board of directors and staff, I want to thank the 30 community volunteers and the 50 agency representatives that participated in the Community Investment Review last week,” said UWMC Executive Director Paul Thompson. “Annually we see the dedication and professionalism of the agency staff members that present their programs. Additionally, it’s fantastic to witness the sense of community shown by the county-wide volunteers during the interview process.” Read the rest of this entry »
United Way of McLeod County Board President Ron Johnson announced today that the regional non-profit will continue its’ 2016-17 campaign until March 31. After meeting with its partner agencies last March, the UWMC established a $255,000 countywide need this campaign. Thus far, the campaign has received pledges of $159,590, or 63% of the need.
“We have seen tremendous generosity from many individuals, families, small businesses, and corporations to date, but despite that, we have not attained our stated goal,” said Johnson. “We feel it’s in the best interest of our partner agencies, to actively campaign through the first quarter of 2017.” Read the rest of this entry »
United Way of McLeod County Board President Ron Johnson announced today, that the 2017 Community Investment Grant application/contracts for non-profit 501c3 organizations will be made available beginning Monday, January 30.
To request an electronic version of the 2017 UWMC Community Investment Grant application/contract contact email@example.com. Additionally, the application/contract will be available beginning January 30, by visiting www.unitedwaymcleodcounty.org. Agencies without access to e-mail or the internet may pick up a copy of the funding application/contract during regular business hours (Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) at the UWMC office located at 218 Main Street South, Suite 124 in Hutchinson (Hope Center).
All agency Community Investment Grant application/contracts are to be completed and either delivered or mailed back to the UWMC (218 Main Street South, Suite 124, PO Box 504, Hutchinson, MN 55350) no later than Friday, February 24. Applications received after that date won’t be considered for 2017 funding. The 2017 UWMC Community Investment Review takes place at the Hutchinson Middle School on Thursday, March 23. Agencies considered for 2017 funding will receive an electronic invitation to the event. Read the rest of this entry »
United Way of McLeod County Board President Ron Johnson announced today that the organization delivered $77,284 in checks last week, to 35 partnering agency programs. Those checks represent the second half community investment grants for 2016 United Way funding.
“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of the individual donors, small businesses and corporations throughout McLeod County that enable us to distribute these allocation checks,” said Johnson. “We want to thank all who contributed in 2015, because those dollars are being used to fund worthy programs that are making a difference in so many lives in our area.”
“We are so grateful to our supporters that we have been able to deliver over $156,000 in community investment grants this year,” said UWMC Executive Director Paul Thompson. “Those dollars, in addition to direct designations derived from our fundraising efforts, will go toward servicing people with a wide variety of needs throughout McLeod County.”