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United Way of the Wabash Valley Awarded $500,000 HRSA Grant to Address Psychostimulant Substance Use in Rural Counties

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded nearly $15 million in funding for rural communities to address psychostimulant misuse and related overdose deaths. Psychostimulants include methamphetamine and other illegal drugs, such as cocaine and ecstasy, as well as prescription stimulants for conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]

Strong Neighborhoods Council Awards Over $66,000 in Neighborhood Improvement Mini-Grants to the Community

The United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Strong Neighborhoods Council is awarding over $66,000 in funding for Neighborhood Improvement Project mini-grants across the community.  This is the second round of this community investment for the council whose goal is to create a positive impact for struggling working families in the Wabash Valley by investing in […]

United Way Substance Use Disorder Council Awards $100,000 Risk Education and Anti-Stigma Grants

The United Way of the Wabash Valley has awarded an additional grant from its Substance Use Disorders Impact Council that is working to support substance use prevention in our community.  Earlier this year, the council solicited applications from community organizations to expand prevention programs that focus on understanding the risks of substance use and/or programs […]

United Way Awards $98,000 in County Jail Mentoring Grant from Substance Use Disorders Impact Council

The United Way of the Wabash Valley announced a grant award from its Substance Use Disorders Impact Council that is working to lower the amount of drug-related arrests in our community.  Earlier this year, the council solicited applications from community organizations to support or expand upon mentorship programs available in our county jails with a […]

Weekly COVID Relief Funding Continues from United Way and Wabash Valley Community Foundation

United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Wabash Valley Community Foundation issued more grant disbursements from the Wabash Valley COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund launched in late March. The Steering Committee that reviews the applications reports seeing an increase in second requests. Mark Johnson, Community Impact Director for the United Way stated, “We have now […]

United Way and Wabash Valley Community Foundation Release Second Round of Funding from Wabash Valley COVID-19 Relief Fund

In a coordinated response to community needs, United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Wabash Valley Community Foundation distributed another 22 grants from the recently formed COVID-19 Relief Fund to local organizations totaling $96,810.  The funds will be used to assist organizations helping individuals and families with immediate COVID-19 related needs in Vigo, Clay, […]

United Way and Wabash Valley Community Foundation Launch Wabash Valley COVID-19 Relief Fund

Citing the strength in working together, the United Way of the Wabash Valley and the Wabash Valley Community Foundation today jointly launched a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to support immediate economic stability and basic needs in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Sullivan, and Vermillion counties in Indiana and Clark County in Illinois in light of the anticipated […]

United Way Awards $50,000 Peer Recovery Grant From Substance Use Disorders Impact Council

The United Way of the Wabash Valley announces the first grant award from its Substance Use Disorders Impact Council.  Earlier this year the council solicited applications from organizations to recruit, coordinate, manage and monitor peer-led training for Peer Recovery Specialists in our local community.  From the application process, Next Step Foundation has been awarded $50,000 […]

United Way Releases New Grant Opportunity Focused on Prevention and Breaking the Stigma Around Substance Use Disorder

United Way of the Wabash Valley (UWWV) today announced a new grant opportunity issued from their Substance Use Disorders Impact Council.  The council is part of the United Way’s transition, which started over a year ago, to a collective impact focus on the root causes of generational poverty within their 6-county service area of Clay, […]

United Way’s Success By 6 Offering Early Childhood Literacy Project Grants

United Way of the Wabash Valley’s Success By 6 initiative is offering early childhood literacy project grants to local educators and organizations. The goal of the Success By 6 Early Childhood Literacy Projects program is to provide funding to early childhood educators, childcare providers, and/or early childhood focused community organizations for the purpose of conducting […]

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