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United Way of Bemidji Area Agency Grant

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Community Needs in Eligible Regions

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Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for services that benefit communities in eligible regions. Activities should reflect identifiable community issues and needs in the areas of health, basic needs, education, and income. Services must benefit an identifiable population and/or geographic location within the service area of United Way of Bemidji Area.

The agency/program request should be based upon an identifiable current need, demand, or problem in the community, specifically the United Way target and service areas (ISD #31). United Way of Bemidji Area offers support in the following community impact areas:

  • Education - Helping children, youth, and adults achieve their full potential
  • Income - Promoting financial stability and increasing self-sufficiency
  • Health - Improving people's health and social well-being
  • Basic Needs – Providing basic needs/crisis emergency services

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 187929

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Agencies receiving United Way dollars must be not-for-profit organizations that have been declared tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service and have a 501(c)(3) status. The agency must be in operation and providing the service(s) for which funding is being requested. In addition, each agency must annually submit a properly signed “Affidavit of Compliance” with the charitable regulations of the State of Minnesota.

Any agency applying for United Way funds that has a national or state charter must have a local chapter/program and have a visible presence in the Bemidji area in order to be eligible for United Way funding. The agency must also show ongoing support, participation and service to this area throughout the funding cycle.

Agencies applying for funding may not use United Way dollars for remodeling or renovation, expansion or new construction of office or program site.

United Way does not fund athletic organizations and/or events, political organizations and/or activities, organization’s prior year’s deficits, individuals, and/or for profit organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, April 7th, 2020.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

United Way of Bemidji Area
716 Paul Bunyan Dr NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Executive Director:
Denae Alamano

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Bemidji area

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