United Way Focuses on Investing to Help People Be Independent

United Way of Cass-Clay (United Way) makes investments to make measureable progress toward
Four Bold Community Goals:
1. Reduce Hunger and Homelessness
2. Prepare Children to Succeed
3. Help People Be Independent
4. Lift People Out of Poverty

United Way announces funding available for a three year grant cycle (2019, 2020, and 2021) that focuses on investing to Help People be Independent.
United Way of Cass-Clay is seeking to make investments to make measureable progress to:
     • Increase access and reduce barriers to health and behavioral resources in healthcare and community settings* by:
          o Increasing health and safety services reaching underserved communities*
          o Removing barriers to access public benefits and health resources
     • Increase access and reduce barriers to social and vocational opportunities* by:
          o Increasing opportunities for vulnerable individuals* to maintain appropriate level of independent living*
          o Increasing employment and social integration* opportunities for vulnerable individuals*


United Way requires all interested applicants to submit an email with your intent to apply to BOTH Thomas Hill, Community Impact Director at thill@unitedwaycassclay.org and Megan Jenson, Community Impact Manager, at mjenson@unitedwaycassclay.org.
Starting on Monday October 9th, following receipt of your agency’s email with intent to apply, a link to the electronic Letter of Intent will be made available to the primary contact person listed within two business days. All Letters of Intent will be due by 11:59pm on November 10, 2017. Letters received after the deadline will not be considered.


Following review of your agency’s Letter of Intent, selected agencies will be notified of acceptance to submit a full Request for Proposal (RFP). A link to the electronic RFP will be made available to the primary contact person listed on January 2, 2018. All RFPs will be due by 11:59pm on February 2, 2018. RFPs received after the deadline will not be considered. Click here for full Notice of Funds Available and eligibility.
For any questions, please contact Thomas Hill at thill@unitedwaycassclay.org or Megan Jenson at mjenson@unitedwaycassclay.org or call 701-237-5050.

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