Category Archives: Funding Decisions

From the Archive: United Way sponsors “Nonprofit Grant Writing 101” workshop, Wednesday, October 10th

Bob Arnold United Way of the Mid-South in partnership with the Grant Professionals Association is sponsoring a “Nonprofit Grant Writing 101” workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 10th at the G.W. Henderson Sr. Recreation Center at 1165 Abbay Street, in Tunica, MS. The … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Crittenden County network partners receiving nearly $39,000 from United Way

United Way of the Mid-South has several nonprofit agency partners working in Crittenden County and United Way allocations volunteers have directed nearly $39,000 to help those agencies improve education, income and health. Cindy Greenwood, who leads the Crittenden County allocations committee … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way of the Mid-South shares information about Community Issues Management during global Community Leaders Conference

During United Way Worldwide’s Community Leaders Conference in Nashville this week, United Way of the Mid-South staff will present a demonstration and explanation of the Community Issues Management system (CIM). United Way of the Mid-South President Bryce Haugsdahl, Vice President … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Powerful testimonial of success after premature birth shared at Annual Luncheon

United Way’s Annual Meeting and Celebration hosted a number of community leaders, and one, in particular, told of how a United Way partner agency changed the life of a child. As part of Rev. Marilynn Robinson’s presentation on Kindergarten preparedness, … Continue reading

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From the Archive: News Item | DeSoto education benefits from your support of United Way

Our friends at The DeSoto Times-Tribune recently reported on the distribution of over $80,000 through our partner agency, the DeSoto County Foundation for Excellence in Education. The Foundation held a Salute to Education event on Monday, September 26th where the … Continue reading

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From the Archive: United Way G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award For Excellence honors UW partner agencies setting highest standards

The UNITED WAY G. BRADLEY WANZER, JR. AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE honors Brad Wanzer’s 31-year career at our United Way and his legacy of caring. The award recognizes United Way partner agencies committed to the highest standards of service to our … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Shelby County Long Term Recovery Committee meets at United Way

The first meeting of the Shelby County Long-Term Recovery Committee took place last week in the United Way of the Mid-South board room. The committee was created to help address immediate and long-term recovery needs for the county in light … Continue reading

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From the Archive: Tate County, MS allocations volunteers begin work on funding decisions at May meeting

(Follow-up from May 17 story) United Way’s Tate County, MS allocations committee met Monday, May 23 over lunch at First Tennessee Bank in Senatobia, MS to discuss the distribution of funds to partner agencies in Tate. “We try to give … Continue reading

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From the Archive: UW allocations team in DeSoto County to direct funding that makes a difference

Allocations volunteers make the challenging decisions about where donated funds are used to improve lives and impact communities. United Way’s DeSoto County allocations committee will direct funds to nonprofits operating in DeSoto. (From left) Garland Crawford, Sarah Edmiston, David Jones, … Continue reading

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Stories: After an unexpected downsizing, your help assists Jane as she looks for a new job

This story comes courtesy of Alexandra Wardlow, Executive Director of Fayette Cares. Names and images have been changed to protect privacy. Jane never saw it coming. After 21 years of employment for the same company, she was suddenly laid off … Continue reading

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