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APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017-2018 REPs ARE NOW CLOSED

The 2017-18 request for proposal applications open on February 1st with applications due by March 17 at 5pm. No late or incomplete proposals will be accepted. 

To apply beginning February 1st, visit www.ctkodm.com/uwdor 

For assistance with the e-granting portal, view our technical guidance here.

Questions? View our Commonly Asked Questions & Answers!

Available Funding:

EDUCATION
UWDOR issues this RFP as a part of an indelible commitment to achieve the goal of improving the condition of our neighbors affected by poverty and limited resources.  UWDOR targets our education investment on strategies that support educational attainment of our community’s youth. We aim to improve educational outcomes for our children living in Dutchess and Orange counties by supporting children from birth through age 8 in order to ensure they are on a path to lifelong learning and success.
Download Education RFP (PDF file)

INCOME
UWDOR issues this RFP as a part of a long-term commitment to achieve the goal of improving the condition of our neighbors affected by poverty and limited resources.  UWDOR targets our income investment on strategies that will lead families currently struggling to meet their basic needs to financial independence.   We aim to improve economic conditions for individuals and families living in Dutchess and Orange counties by assisting individuals with by reducing barriers to, and improving, financial literacy. 
Download Income RFP (PDF file)

HEALTH
UWDOR issues this RFP as a part of our commitment to achieve the goal of improving the condition of our neighbors affected by poverty and limited resources. UWDOR targets our health investment on strategies that will ultimately reduce childhood obesity and the detrimental effects of engaging in risky behaviors such as substance abuse, violence, and bullying.  We aim to improve health outcomes for our children and families living in Dutchess and Orange counties by increasing providing education about healthy decision making.
Download Health RFP (PDF file)

VETERANS
UWDOR issues this RFP to address the diverse needs of the vulnerable veterans population. We have identified barriers to housing assistance, legal assistance and employment-related training and education to be paramount. We seek applications that focus on promoting stability for veterans among these three categories. Our community benefits when veterans have access to these vital services. Community level outcomes include increased access to housing and pro bono legal services as well as greater attainment of professional training.
Download Veterans RFP (PDF file)

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MANDATORY INFO SESSION ON FEB 21

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United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region will host a mandatory Informational Session regarding our upcoming Request for Proposals (RFP) on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Please note that due to impeding weather, this meeting was rescheduled to February 21st from February 9th.) Our Community Impact Committee has scheduled this meeting to respond to questions and concerns regarding our process and timeline. Meeting information is as follows:

City of Newburgh Activity Center
401 Washington Street, Newburgh, NY 12561
February 21, 2017
9:30 am – 11:00 am
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Preregistration is required.
Please click here to register online.

 

Webinar (optional) 

Access the recorded webinar, by clicking here. You'll be asked to enter your name and email address. 

Due to technical difficulties, we are offering an additional webinar on March 1 at 3pm that will provide information on Technical Guidance, "How to Apply." Join us from the comfort your own office as UWDOR Community Impact staff walk you through how to apply via the online grant portal. Details below:

Please register for United Way Webinar - How To Apply on Mar 1, 2017 3:00 PM EST at: 

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8103145990931123202

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Questions?

Given the number of anticipated applicants, United Way requests that all further questions be submitted in writing to ci-inbox@uwdor.org.

 

UWDOR believes that the most efficient and effective way to address the challenges in our community is to partner with organizations who implement programs proven effective over time. To further assist you, United Way partners with the Dyson Foundation and the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley to publish MidHudson Community Profiles, which provides data about the issues that face our region.