ABOUT UNITED WAY FUNDING
United Way of Crookston provides grant opportunities that support the Strategic Impact Plans for three primary focus areas.
Nurturing Children and Youth
Financial Stability and Independence
Building Healthy Communities
ELIGIBILITY FOR POTENTIAL FUNDING
Does your agency currently have 501 (c) (3) status?
Does your agency provide social services within the United Way of Crookston service area? (Crookston, Fisher, Climax)
Do you currently have one or more secured sources of funding for the program?
Has your agency been providing services for two or more years?
Can your agency produce the following four result factors? — Program accountability (and fiscal responsibility), demonstrate lasting change in people’s lives, efficiently and effectively run programs, and programs that are responsive to the changing community needs
Current Funding Opportunity
WHICH APPLICATION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
As of Spring 2015, United Way of Crookston has a new system for applying for funding and completing required reporting. Please look at the matrix below to decide which application will best represent your request.
United Way of Crookston
Grant Application Forms
Site visit required- Executive Director and/or Board Member
Grant amount dependent upon annual campaign results
Simpler application and year-end report
More thorough application and year-end report
All organizations seeking United Way funding must meet the General Funding Criteria.
Send original completed application electronically via email. Original application with supporting documents and four (4) copies (application only) must be mailed or dropped off.
Completed and typed applications with attachments must be received at the United Way of Crookston office no later than 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
Grant hearing dates are March 8, 9, & 11, 2021 at the United Way office.
Submit the following with your application:
Application for Funding- Short Form or Long Form (signature required).
Submit a list of the current board of directors of the applicant organization.
Financial statement and a copy of the most recent IRS 990 tax return. You may use an audited financial statement for the previous fiscal year.
Send application and materials to:
Becky Cymbaluk, Administrative Assistant
United Way of Crookston, Inc.
P.O. Box 218 – 510 County Rd. 71, Crookston, MN 56716
For questions about the application, contact:
Elizabeth Boucher, Executive Director at (218) 281-1715 or firstname.lastname@example.org.