The United Way of Vermillion is taking applications for 2008 funding. In order to receive United Way support, an agency must be incorporated and operate as a non-profit, tax-exempt charity or under a local government agency, gifts to which are deductible by the donor for federal income tax purposes according to the Internal Revenue Service Code subsection 501(c).
Also, agencies must operate in the health, social service, recreation, character building, and/or cultural development fields. Each agency must meet minimum program and management standards as defined in United Way of Vermillion's evaluation criteria.
The application deadline for 2008 funding is April 30, and the applications will be reviewed by the United Way board of directors in early May.
Application materials and policies are available from the United Way of Vermillion office, located at 24 E. Cherry or by calling the office at 624-5354.