Northfield Area United Way

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2019 Grant Season Now Open

Northfield Area United Way’s annual grant application season is now open. Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental units performing service in the areas of education, health or human services are invited to apply.

Applications are due March 15, 2019. Grant application information and forms are available online at northfieldunitedway.org/apply-for-a-grant.

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Northfield, Faribault United Ways Explore Options for Collaboration

The boards of Board of Northfield Area United Way and United Way of Faribault are in active discussions to explore ways in which we might be able to collaborate more. One option could include a unified regional United Way serving the communities currently served by our two organizations.

We are excited to be starting this process to see how we can use resources most efficiently and have more impact for the benefit of both communities.  A more regional United Way approach is one way other rural communities have seen greater success. City boundaries seem to matter less as more people work remotely or live in one community and work in another. Both of our boards believe it makes sense to explore the possibilities. Read More

Donations made by more than 1,000 individuals and businesses during the 2017–2018 United Way campaign will enable Northfield Area United Way to make grants totaling $263,000 to 16 nonprofit agencies providing critical services to area residents. Read More

Grant Application Season

Northfield Area United Way’s 2018 grant application process is now underway. Tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations or governmental units performing service in the areas of education, health or human services are invited to apply. Read More

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