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United Way Begins Local Funding Season

It’s that time of year when United Way of Nevada County is in the process of figuring out which local non-profits to fund for the year. Executive Director Megan Timpany says applications are now available for community-based organizations that have provided health and human services to the residents of the county for at least the last three years…

Listen to Megan Timpany 1

Citizen Review Teams review the applications, and annually, groups that do receive funding usually get between 15-hundred and 25-thousand dollars. Timpany says there are different levels of partner agencies, including affiliates, which are new members…

Listen to Megan Timpany 2

This year, the United Way is looking to help in the areas of basic needs, including food, emergency shelter, and access to health care. The United Way is also in the process of budgeting for the year, to determine exactly how much money they will have available.

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