Nov. 18 ASHEVILLE - United Way of Asheville and Buncombe announces today the beginning of its 2012-2013 community investment process, which will advance the work of United Way’s Education, Income and Health focus areas.
The competitive grant process is open to programs with results clearly aligned with the community-level results United Way seeks in Education, Income and Health. Other requirements include:
•Be a 501(c)(3) or public, tax-exempt health and human service organization
•Serve Buncombe County residents
•Meet United Way’s Standards of Excellence, which are posted on United Way’s web site
•Meet United Way’s Contractual Obligations, also posted on the web site
•Attend an orientation session in January (rsvp online at unitedwayabc.org)
All information needed to apply for an investment from United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County will be provided at the orientation sessions. Letters of Intent from new applicants are due Jan. 20, and applications (from both new and currently funded programs) are due March 1. Notification of funding decisions will be made upon approval of the United Way Board of Directors May 16.
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is mobilizing people into collective action through giving, advocating and volunteering in the areas of education, income and health. We believe these are the building blocks of a good life for everyone. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED!
By making results-based investments in our community, we support long-lasting, measurable change in people’s lives right here in Asheville and Buncombe County. You can be part of the change. Join the movement at unitedwayabc.org.
For more information, contact: LANCE EDWARDS, community investment director - 255-0696