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UWFK Releases Application for 2017-18 Funding Cycle

United Way of the Florida Keys Releases Application for 2017-18 Funding Cycle


United Way of the Florida Keys is pleased to announce the release of their 2017-18 application for funding.

Grant applications will be available online from January 5th to March 5th on our website at: Our funding supports programs that meet a critical need for working families in Monroe County by providing services in one of our community impact areas:

·         Access to nutritious food for people in critical need

·         School-aged, early childhood, or after-care support with an educational or positive behavioral component

·         Safety net services providing referral and short-term emergency assistance to residents of Monroe County


In addition to the limitations on eligibility based on our community impact areas, funding will only be considered for nonprofit organizations recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; organizations that operate in accordance with written a non-discrimination policy; organizations that show appropriate spending on delivery of services; and those that have completed the application in its entirety. Additional considerations, restrictions, and requirements are available in detail on our website under “Guidelines for 2017 – 2017 Funding.”

United Way will be hosting two community meetings to review the funding application, partnership requirements, and any questions nonprofits or members of the public might have about the community investment process. The first meeting will be on Wednesday, January 18th from 2-3pm at the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority training room in Marathon, 2798 Overseas Hwy (off 33rd St Bayside). The second will be for on January 19th from 1:30-2:30pm in the Monroe County School Board room at 241 Trumbo Ave in Key West.

All funding for partnership and in support of nonprofits in the Florida Keys come form donations accepted year-round. If you would like to make a donation, you can access our online giving portal by clicking the "Donate" button at Thank you for helping us be the leader in community caring!

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About United Way of the Florida Keys:

United Way of the Florida Keys is an independent, local 501(c)(3) organization that has been supporting the Keys community for more than 30 years. UWFK supports strong working families and funds nonprofits that provide critical services to Keys residents. Money raised in the Keys stays in the Keys.

United Way also plays a unique role in convening businesses, nonprofits and government to work together to address community needs. For more information, visit our website: or call (305) 735-1929.  Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.