Buckley-area groups can apply for grant money through United Way | United Way

Community groups in Buckley, Franklin Pierce, Key Peninsula or Orting neighborhoods are all encouraged to apply.

The following is a press release from United Way of Pierce County:

United Way of Pierce County’s Neighborhood Grants provide financial and technical support to resident or community-led groups for projects that help children and families in their neighborhood.

Any Pierce County community-led groups in the Buckley, Franklin Pierce, Key Peninsula or Orting neighborhoods are eligible to apply this year Projects must aim to achieve positive changes in their community and show the identified challenge, plans to address it, and the change the project will bring. To be eligible, there must be at least four people making up a “group” and it must be a resident or community-led group.

The application deadline is April 5 with grant awards on April 19. It takes about 30 minutes to complete the online grant process. One submission is allowed per group and awards are between $500 and $1,500.

More information and the online application can be found at http://www.uwpc.org/neighborhood-grants.

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