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United Way Seeks Partner Organizations for Community Impact


December 12, 2016, Jackson, Tennessee— United Way of West Tennessee has announced the deadlines for local nonprofits to

apply for funding by becoming a Community Impact Partner. Applicants must be 501c3 Health and Human Service

Organizations that serve individuals in the 14-county UWWT service area.

To begin the application process, agencies must send a representative to one of our annual application sessions, to be held this

year at the following times:


- Tuesday, January 10th (9:00am – 11:00 am and 1:00 – 3:00 pm)

- Thursday, January 12th (9:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 – 3:00 pm)

- Tuesday, January 17th (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)

- Thursday, January 19th (9:00 am – 11:00 am)

All six sessions will be held at the United Way office at 1341 North Highland Avenue in Jackson. At these times, representatives

and staff members will discuss the new online application format, the application process, and what decision makers (community

volunteers) will look for in an application.

It is important that the agency representative attending is the person(s) responsible for filling out the application.

Representatives must attend an entire session to receive an application. For details on reserving a seat, please email Erika

Dean at edean@unitedway.tn.org by Friday, January 6th


United Way of West Tennessee is a local, volunteer-driven organization that exists to connect people with resources to build a

stronger, healthier community. UWWT is proud to serve 14 counties in West Tennessee: Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur,

Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Madison, McNairy, and Weakley. To learn more about United

Way of West Tennessee, contact Scott Conger: (731) 422-1816 or sconger@unitedway.tn.org

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