Category Archives: Grants

Public Notice: Emergency Food & Shelter Grants Funds Available (Crittenden County, AR & Shelby County, TN)

Emergency Food and Shelter Grant Funds Available: Shelby County Shelby County will receive $450,141 in Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funds earmarked for 501 (c)(3) agencies to supplement emergency food and shelter services in Shelby County. EFSP funds are Federal … Continue reading

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United Way announces four Catalyst Fund grants supporting collaborative community solutions

One of the most innovative ways United Way of the Mid-South empowers community efforts to improve education, financial stability, and health is through the Catalyst Fund grant, which has provided over $938,000¬†to support the start-up or expansion of promising community … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Labor Council, organized labor and United Way partnership provides food to families in need during holidays

Earlier today, the AFL-CIO Labor Council and representatives from numerous labor unions across the Mid-South assembled and distributed over 150 Christmas food boxes to local families in need thanks in part to a special grant from United Way of the … Continue reading

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United Way Catalyst Fund receiving Letters of Interest through Sept. 15

The United Way Catalyst Fund is receiving Letters of Interest in catalyst funding through Tuesday, September 15, 2015. The United Way Catalyst Fund supports collaborative community solutions to tough Mid-South issues. Previous recipients of Catalyst funding include Healthy Shelby, Seeding … Continue reading

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United Way of the Mid-South creates greater awareness of Red Nose Day with WMC TV 5 & Bounce TV

United Way of the Mid-South President and CEO Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson shared details about Red Nose Day’s effort to improve child education and combat child poverty this week on WMC TV 5 and Bounce TV. Red Nose Day is … Continue reading

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From the Archive: 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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From the Archive: Binghampton Development Corporation honored with United Way G. Bradley Wanzer Jr. Award For Excellence

United Way awarded the Binghampton Development Corporation with the highest honor it can give to a partner agency last week with the presentation of the prestigious¬†United Way of the Mid-South G. Bradley Wanzer, Jr. Award for Excellence¬†during the Campaign Celebration … Continue reading

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From the Archive: 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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From the Archive: UW 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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From the Archive: 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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