Tri-County United Way Calls For New Partner Agencies To Apply For The 2024 Community Investment Fund

GLENS FALLS, NEW YORK – Tri-County United Way, a dedicated advocate for the health, education, and financial stability of individuals in the communities of Warren, Washington, and northern Saratoga Counties, proudly announces the call for new partner agencies to apply for the 2024 Community Investment Fund. Tri-County United Way expresses gratitude and appreciation to our present partner agencies for their continued years of devoted support, service, and commitment. As we envision a future of broadening our community impact, Tri-County United Way takes pride in our enduring partnership with each of our current partner agencies across Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties.

“As the needs of our community evolves, we remain dedicated to providing community-driven solutions by identifying and supporting new partner agencies. within our Tri-County communities’ said Kristin Chlopecki, Executive Director at Tri-County United Way. “With the expansion of our Community Investment Fund, we are excited to increase our community impact footprint and support more senior, youth, and mental health focused programming.”

The programs for which funding is sought must serve individuals in one or more of the Tri-County United Way’s community impact focus areas: youth up to the age of 24, seniors and those dealing with mental health concerns throughout Warren, Washington and Northern Saratoga Counties. The applying partner agency must also serve Tri-County United Way’s ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) population – those who are above the federal poverty level, but below a sustainable wage. The priority area screening application is available on Tri-County United Way’s website starting December 1st, 2023: www.tricountyunitedway.org/priority-area-screening-application/.

All priority area screening applications must be submitted through the Tri-County United Way’s website by January 15th, 2024. Applying entities must hold be a 501c3 within the Northern Saratoga, Washington, and/or Warren Counties. The applying partner agency must also comply with relevant legal, federal, state, and local operational and reporting requirements (such as government-approved accounting practices, annual audits, 990 tax forms, and non-discrimination policies). Once screened and approved, an agency will then need to complete a full Request For Approval (RFP) for a maximum of $10,000, with up to five new agencies being selected in 2024.

MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Jensen, Community Engagement, 518-793-3136 or [email protected].

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