United Way of Champaign County is looking to distribute a total of $500,0000 to local programs that are working to improve the lives of children in Champaign County. Interested organizations must be focused on at least one of these defined goals:
- Fewer children ages 0-5 will experience maltreatment
- Parents & caregivers in zip codes 61821 and 61802 will have increased access to supports that reduce stress and the risk of child maltreatment
- The community will have increased capacity to address the needs of children and adults who have experienced trauma
- Children and adults who have experienced trauma will have increased support available
The grant application will remain open until October 9th at 5 p.m. You can find more information about eligibility, as well as recordings of their info sessions about the grants, on their website.