Non-profits, community agencies, and faith based organizations in the Riverbend will have an opportunity to gain additional funding from the United Way of Greater St. Louis. Eight grant topics, specific to counties in Illinois and Missouri, have been chosen by the United Way according to United Way-Illinois Region Communications Associate Natasha Sakovich.

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Sakovich says there is nearly $300-thousand in one-time grants available and that the applications are fairly simple to write. The first applications, which will focus on young urban male initiatives and small scale collaborations, are due by 5 p.m. on March 15. You can print an application and find the full list of topics and deadlines by calling 314-539-4029 or by visiting:

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