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United Way Opens New Grant Cycle Nov. 25

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley will soon be accepting applications from education and emergency-service nonprofits for its 2020-2022 funding cycle. 

Nonprofits in Mahoning County, as well as Girard, Liberty and Hubbard in Trumbull County, are invited to apply. Grant applications will be open Nov. 25 through Jan. 27 via the agency’s E-C Impact portal here.

“By following the lead of United Way Worldwide and working with our community partners on focused impact areas, we will continue to create powerful collaborations to address our Valley’s specific issues while providing comprehensive services and measurable results for those in need,” said Bob Hannon, president of United Way, in a statement.  

A full list of requirements, documents that must be submitted and information about United Way’s focus areas are available at

Organizations that are not currently receiving funding from the United Way must submit a letter of intent no later than Nov. 7. Not to exceed two pages, it should include contact information, a description of the organization, statement of need, a proposed programs and information about other funding sources. It can be submitted through the E-C Impact portal.

For more information, contact Lita Wills at 330 746 8494.

Pictured: United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley President and PNC Bank regional president Ted Schmidt joined students at Campbell K-7 School to celebrate the program’s 10th anniversary.

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