The United Way of the Bradford Area is currently accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2014 calendar year. Local 501(c)3 health and human service organizations which would like to receive funding can submit an RFP by by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 20, 2013.
The applications are divided among Community Essential and Community Building programs. Community Essential programs or organizations are such that provide direct services for food, shelter, clothing, health, emergency services and protection from abuse/violence; Community Building programs respond to community needs and issues.
A third category of funding, Community Innovations, supports quarterly grants of up to $1,500 for programs independent of agency funding, but those with the potential to impact the local community. Fourth-quarter applications for 2013 Community Innovations are due October 1, 2013.
All applications are reviewed by committees comprised of United Way Board members, with recommendations being presented to the full board for final approval.