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United Way of Greater Niagara offers Venture Grants

WHEATFIELD – The United Way of Greater Niagara is accepting applications from local nonprofits for one-time non-renewable Venture Grant opportunities. Grants from the United Way Venture Fund must serve and benefit residents of Niagara County and must target diverse segments of the community. The grants will range from $1,000 to $10,000.

The deadline for applications is June 25. Information is available by calling 216-4582 or at uwgn.org.

Priority will be given to efforts that clearly make a difference in the community by addressing the unmet needs of diverse populations; using collaboration to enhance or expand services; creating, establishing or strengthening an existing program that has a diverse component; using creative and innovative approaches to achieve results; filling gaps in services; incorporating accountability and evaluation methods so groups gain new knowledge and skills, improve conditions, or change status or behavior; or assisting with one-time equipment purchases to enhance programming.