Third-Quarter CI Grants

The United Way of the Bradford Area has awarded more than $6,000 to five local organizations through community innovations grant funding for the third quarter of 2013.

The recipients are:  Bradford Ecumenical Home, Inc.’s outdoor summer picnic; Bradford Regional Little League for safety nets; CARE for Children’s “Best Babies Series”; Dickinson  Mental Health holiday events; and The Salvation Army’s food pantry.

Local non-profit, 501 (c)3, health and human service agencies may submit a request for up to $1,500 per quarter.  The category supports programs independent of those benefitting from monthly allocations that have the potential to impact the local community, encouraging innovative approaches to meeting health and human service needs, and produce specific and measurable outcomes.

The deadline for the fourth quarter grant application is October 1.  Applications may be received by visiting, the United Way office, or by request to  All applications are reviewed by a committee comprised of United Way board members, with recommendations being presented to the full board for final approval.