Eligible non-profits providing services throughout the Smethport area may submit a request for up to $500. Applications may be received by visiting United Way’s website at www.uwbanews.org, the United Way office, or by request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications are reviewed by a committee comprised of United Way Board members, with recommendations being presented to the full board for final approval.
The United Way of the Bradford Area managed the fundraising efforts for Smethport and the surrounding areas during the 2012 solicitation process, and is doing the same for the 2013 campaign. The recipients of the first phase of funding announced in March of this year were: the Hamlin Memorial Library, the McKean County Historical Society, the Smethport Recreation Center/Memorial Pool, Futures Rehabilitation Center and the YWCA of Bradford.
For more information regarding the application process, please contact the United Way office or visit www.uwbanews.org/Smethport.