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United Way Announces Funding Allocations for 2019

United Way of Inner Wisconsin recently announced it will distribute $491,252 in south Wood County and $30,500 in Adams County, for a total of $521,752, pending a successful fall campaign.  United Way of Inner Wisconsin is currently in its second year after converting to a two-year grant process.  Earlier this year, United Way accepted funding applications for programs that address “Financial Stability” and “Safety Net Services.”  These programs will receive two year grants for 2019 and 2020.  “Education” and “Health” programs are currently funded through 2019 and will be able to apply in 2019 for 2020-2021 funding.  “We’ve made these promises to our partner programs, now we need the community to help us deliver,” said Tari Jahns, CEO.  “The dollars we allocate to these programs come from our annual community campaign.  That is why it’s important we have a successful campaign, to help fill these needs.”

The 2019-2020 Allocations for “Financial Stability” and “Safety Net Services” are as follows:       

Financial Stability - South Wood County    
Childcaring, Inc., Scholarship Aid, 8,000
211 south Wood County, 57,500
Total, 65,500
        
Financial Stability - Adams County    
211 Adams County, 3,000
Total, 3,000
        
Safety Net Services - South Wood County    
The Family Center, Shelter Services, 61,000
North Central Community Action Program, Emergency Housing Assistance, 51,525
Nekoosa School District, Backpacks for Kids, 8,000
Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, Rapids Family Backpacks, 3,000
South Wood Emerging Pantry Shelf, Supplemental Food Distribution, 18,000
The Neighborhood Table, Community Meal Program, 9,000
Total, 150,525
        
Safety Net Services - Adams County    
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council, Emergency Rental Assistance, 5,000
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council, Adams Food Pantry, 3,000
Total, 8,000
        
Continuation Grants - South Wood County    
Education Continuation Grants 2019 - SWC, 153,100
Health Continuation Grants 2019 - SWC, 85,327
Community Impact Requests - SWC, 7,400
Volunteer Center, 29,400
Total, 275,227
        
Continuation Grants - Adams County    
Education Continuation Grants 2019 -AC, 6,500
Health Continuation Grants 2019 - AC, 13,000
Total, 19,500
        
TOTAL SOUTH WOOD COUNTY: 491,252
TOTAL ADAMS COUNTY: 30,500
GRAND TOTAL: 521,752