Non-profits now able to apply for United Way membership

Posted: Feb. 27, 2020 2:00 pm

HANNIBAL | Each year, non-profit organizations providing human services in Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls or Shelby counties can apply to become a participating member of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area.

As a participating member, agencies become a partner of the United Way and receive funding through the allocation process. The application period that is open currently will make funding decisions for the 2020-2021 fiscal year which begins in November. In order to apply for membership, organizations must be implementing programs which work to empower individuals to achieve their potential through education, financial stability or healthy lives.

Organizations applying for funding must be tax-exempt. The application process to become a member of the United Way is open between now and Monday, March 30.

Membership applications and expectations of being a participating member of the United Way are available at Denise Damron is available to answer questions at or 573-221-2761.




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