United Way & Chatham County host nonprofit funding application workshop

Pittsboro, NC – Nonprofits interested in applying for a grant from Chatham County or the United Way of Chatham County should attend a workshop slated for Thursday, January 14, 2016, from 10 am to noon. The workshop will cover the funding application, the entire 2016-17 allocations process and a new collaborative grant option.

Both Chatham County and United Way strongly recommend all human service nonprofits planning to submit a request for funding attend this workshop. The workshop will take place in the Holmes Meeting Room of the Chatham Community Library on the Pittsboro campus of Central Carolina Community College.

United Way of Chatham CountyWorkshop topics include the components of the application process, criteria used to evaluate proposals and the online application process. It also will provide more information on a new collaborative grant involving more than one nonprofit focused on affordable housing challenges. The collaborative grant is co-funded by Triangle Community Foundation, United Way of Chatham County and Chatham County government.

To ensure that there are enough handouts and instructional materials for everyone, attendees are asked to sign up for the workshop no later than Monday, January 11, 2016 by emailing the United Way office at .

The application form will be accessible beginning Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Last year’s application can be downloaded from the homepage of the application website in both Word and Adobe format at  http://funding.chathamnc.org

Applications must be submitted online by Friday, February 12, 2016.  A username and password are required to access the application website.  Login information will be distributed to agencies applying for the first time during the workshop.  Contact the United Way office with any questions at 919-542-1110 or .