United Way announces 16 funding receipts

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. United Way of Western Nebraska is pleased to announce their 2020-2021 grant recipients.

Representatives from United Way Pacesetter Businesses and community volunteers reviewed applications and interviewed representatives from each agency to determine funding levels for each non-profit agency that applied.

This year’s funds distribution committees met via Zoom.

Sixteen applying agencies were chosen to receive United Way funding based on the funding areas of Health, Education and Financial Stability and were selected to be 2020-21 United Way Partner Agencies.

The Cirrus House Youth Program, CAPWN’s Family Stabilization Program and the Stacy Houk Family Resource Center received grants for their programs with a focus on financial stability.

Agencies focused on education that were granted funding from United Way include Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts Outreach Program, Guadalupe Center, Camp Scott Summer Program for Handicapped Children, TeamMates of Scotts Bluff County and CAPWN’s Western Nebraska Childhood Development Center.

Buckboard Therapeutic Riding Academy, CAPstone, the DOVES Program, Carpenter Center, CASA of Scotts Bluff County, Plains West CASA and Scotts Bluff County Volunteer Center were awarded grants for health initiatives.

All grants were made possible by funds raised during the 2019-2020 United Way of Western Nebraska annual campaign. United Way continues the strong tradition of ensuring that donor dollars stay local.

For more information about United Way, call (308) 635-2522 or visit uwwn.org.