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Beginning in 2015 local funding partners aligned their grant making efforts. Nonprofits complete one application annually. Additionally, each applicant has the opportunity to do a brief presentation to share their story and answer funders questions.
“This result of working together enhances the benefit for community nonprofits by simplifying a process and providing a common platform that allows all supporters to understand the needs in our community.” Keith Moore, Executive Director of the Otsego County United Way. “The end result provides the potential for greater giving, and collaboration in meeting community needs.”
The Community Grant Program is accepting applications February 15-March 29, to apply click here. The process is electronic, however if you would like to preview a sample of the application click this link. There may be some minor differences between sample and actual application, but you can use the sample application to start gathering the information you will need to complete the application.
In order to apply your organization must be registered. Our system will save your organizations information so if you apply in future years you won’t register again, but are able to update any information. Organizations can register their organization at any time of the year by clicking this link.
February 9, 11:00 am – Information Session in Community Room of United Way building
March 29– Application Deadline
April 25 and 26 – Applicant Presentations at the University Center Gaylord
May 14 – Organizations will be notified about funding