Category Archives: Grants

Agency partners applying for the United Way G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award For Excellence this month

Many United Way network partner agencies are completing applications for this year’s United Way of the Mid-South G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award for Excellence. The Award honors Brad Wanzer’s 31-year career at our United Way and his legacy of caring. It … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s CIM 3.0 Workshop shows how to generate reports, maps and data for grant applications

United Way’s CIM 3.0 will conduct a Grant Writing Community Cafe this Tuesday, April 23 at the Bridges boardroom at 477 N 5th St., Memphis, TN38105. The workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. and lasts until 10:30 a.m. CIM (Community Issues … Continue reading

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United Way sponsors Ruby Payne seminar – local teachers and sector leaders learn more about challenges faced by people in poverty

When Ruby Payne came to the University of Memphis in late March with her message about children and adults transitioning from a life of poverty, she left attendants in the crowded ballroom with one overall theme: There is so much … Continue reading

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Media: The Commercial Appeal highlights United Way grant for mobile food pantry work in northwest Mississippi

Mobile food pantry will distribute free food again on February 27 in DeSoto County More than 800 families were helped during the most previous distribution of food from the Mid-South Food Bank’s mobile pantry project, made possible thanks to a … Continue reading

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National News: Walmart Foundation $4.16 million grant to United Way Worldwide and leading nonprofits launches MyFreeTaxes partnership

An extremely generous $4.16 million grant from the Walmart Foundation will help United Way Worldwide, Goodwill Industries International, and the National Disability Institute to return $1.95 billion this year to taxpayers through free tax preparation and filing services. The MyFreeTaxes … Continue reading

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United Way support helps AFL-CIO Labor Council distribute 150 Christmas food boxes to families in need

Earlier today, the AFL-CIO Labor Council were able to assemble and distribute 150 Christmas food boxes to local families in need thanks in part to a special grant from United Way of the Mid-South. United Way Labor Participation Director Casel … Continue reading

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United Way distributes over $83,000 to network partners in Tunica County, MS

Health and human service nonprofits working to improve education, financial stability and health in Tunica County, MS will receive a total of more than $83,000 as a result of decisions from United Way of the Mid-South allocations committees. United Way … Continue reading

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