United Way of Whatcom County looking for programs to fund

United Way of Whatcom County is looking for local organizations and programs to fund with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.

United Way of Whatcom County wants to fund programs that are working to increase early literacy, increase graduation rates, increase financial stability, decrease homelessness, improve access to health care, and more. The nonprofit group focuses on three main areas – education, income and health.

“We are looking for programs that are innovative and cutting edge, working with best practices to make a measurable difference in our community,” Tamara Tregoning, director of resource development at United Way of Whatcom County, said in an email.

Interested organizations must fulfill certain criteria and attend the United Wat of Whatcom County’s Grant Seeker Technical Assistance Meeting at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. Attendees must RSVP. For more information on criteria, or to RSVP to the meeting, call (360) 733-8670 or go to www.unitedwaywhatcom.org.

Click here for United Way of Whatcom County’s press release.

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