United Way Technical Training Announced

The United Way of Delaware and Otsego Counties is pleased to announce the technical training for their 2014 funding application is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10th from 9:00am to 11:00am at hte FoxCare Center Wellness Conference Room in Oneonta. All interested applications are highly encouraged to attend. An RSVP is necessary and can be done by contact Jade Pendolf at uwayjp@stny.rr.com by July 1st.

The United Way funds porgrams, not general organizations. They also do not fund one-day events. Organizations possessing a 501(c)3 status and whose program(s) fit into one of the United Way impact areas: child and youth services, health/dental services, poverty and promoting self-sufficiency, and elder services are invited to apply for funding. Programs seeking funding should assist the poor and working poor in one or both Delaware and Otsego Counties.

The July 10th training is for the funding cycle beginning January 1, 2014 through Decembver 31st, 2014. Interested organizations are highly recommended to attend and this includes organizations who have successfully received funds from the United Way in the past, as the application has been updated.

The training will be conducted by the United Way Allocation Committee and each section of the application will be discussed by the team members reviewing it. The training will also provide an opportunity for questions and answers related to the application and funding cycle.

The United Way of Delaware and Otsego Counties works pro-actively to collaborate with other area organizations to maximize the effects of limited resources to meet health and human service needs. To learn more about the United Way or to inquire if your organization is eligible for funding, please call 607-432-8006.