HURON — The United Way Heartland Region is now accepting applications for its 2020 funding season. The United Way is committed to funding programs that have a meaningful impact and address needs in the region, with emphasis on health, education and financial stability.
Communities in Beadle and Kingsbury Counties are served by the UWHR. Entities seeking funding must be a 501c3 organization in good standing with the IRS. The deadline for submitting an application is May 17.
The electronic application and five hard copies, along with supporting material, must be received by 5 p.m. on May 17. Applications and detailed instructions are available on the United Way Heartland Region website at www.liveunitedhuron.com. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
May 18-27 the UWHR board will review the applications and prepare for the organization’s interview/review at City Hall. Dates and times of interview/meeting will be determined upon receipt of the grant application.
Immediately following the review process, grant applicants will be interviewed by UWHR board members May 28-30. Interview panels are comprised of UWHR board members and each entity requesting funds will meet with an interview panel at scheduled 30-minute appointments.
The month of June is set aside for the UWHR board to meet and discuss the grant decisions and to set the campaign goal for the 2020 fundraising portion of the process. After the decisions are made, the board will announce the goal and the contracts for funding will be sent to each entity receiving funds.
For more information or to receive an application, visit the United Way website at www.liveunitedhuron.com or contact Rhonda Kludt at the United Way office 352-3537.