United Way of Marion County will be accepting applications for program funding for 2018 . Programs must demonstrate that they are able to measurably impact specific Marion County indicators in the following categories:
• Education - Helping Children and Youth Reach Their Potential through Education
• Income - Promoting Financial Stability
• Health - Improving People’s Health
• Safety Net - Providing a Quality Safety Net
To be eligible, an agency must: 1) be a not-for-profit organization, 2) maintain an organized, auditable and accurate system of accounting (by United Way standards), 3) practice non-discriminatory programming, and 4) have a voluntary board of at least seven members. Funding recommendations will be made after review by local United Way of Marion County volunteers.