United Way Accepts Funding Applications

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore announces that the annual application process for local non-profit programs seeking funding for 2017 is now open. 

Nonprofit organizations providing programs for Lower Shore residents which are in any of United Way’s three impact areas of health, education or financial stability are encouraged to apply for funding no later than April 8, 2016. Applicants will need to meet the minimum guidelines including but not limited to:  Be a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the State of Maryland;  Be in existence for at least one year with oversight by an  independent volunteer Board of Directors; and Provide services in Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset or Dorchester Counties. A complete list of requirements, funding application and instructions are available online at www.uwles.org/apply-united-way-funding. Interested agencies will need to complete their application online.  

All applications will be reviewed after the April 8th deadline and funding decisions will be communicated in July 2016. For more information contact Pam Gregory, United Way Community Impact Manager at 410-742-5143 or pamela@uwles.org.