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United Way Women’s Leadership Group accepting grant applications | Center County Gazette

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STATE COLLEGE – The Center County United Way Women’s Leadership Group is accepting grant applications from local 501(c)3 organizations to support new or expanding programs or initiatives that focus on long-term impact to improve the lives of women and children in Center County.

Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on May 20 and should be sent electronically as attachments. Eligibility, guidelines and grant application are available at www.ccunitedway.org/womens-leadership or by contacting Leanne Lenz at (814) 238-8283.

WLG members will review applications, select recipients, and determine the amount of funding recipient organizations will receive. Local 501(c)3 organizations do not need to be United Way partner agencies to apply.

Organizations receiving the grants will be required to report on results after program implementation.

They will also be invited to make a presentation to the Women’s Leadership Group on the implementation of the program and its impact.

Past recipients include ACRES, The Arc of Center County, Center County Youth Service Bureau, Center Safe, Discovery Space, Eagle Ambassadors, Mid-State Literacy Council, Park Forest Preschool, and Penns Valley Emergency Medical Services.

More information on past grants can be found on the website listed above.

WLG members are women who donate to Center County United Way’s general campaign at the executive level and who have agreed to make an additional contribution to fund the WLG grant program. New members are always welcome.