You may have heard about the matching grant opportunity to bring $30,190.00 in state-level funding to the residents of White County. Many donors want be sure their dollars are matched. "UnitedIN16: Advancing the Common Good in Indiana is a grant program of Indiana United Way. It is funded by Lilly Endowment." Our thanks go out to all residents and friends of White County who participated in our Every Little Bit Counts 2017 Campaign.With your help, we were able to raise $30,190 in new funds for White County, which will be matched by an Indiana United Way grant funded by Lilly Endowment Inc. These matched funds mean that next year's agencies will continue to prosper and serve our local residents. Thank you to all who volunteered, donated, served, and promoted this worthy cause.
Grant Matching FAQs
Q: How will my gifts be used? A. Your gifts, unless you specify otherwise, will be used to fund partnering agencies in White County that focus on health, education, and financial stability for White County residents. Some matching funds from the IN16 grant will be used to strengthen your White County United Way's capacity to assist other organizations through updates of our business procedures. Additionally, funds will continue to support Kindergarten Camp in 2018, which prepares our newest White County students for a more successful school year.
Q: What if I don't have the opportunity to give at work? A. Please ask your CEO to contact the White County United Way Director, Nikie, at (574) 583-6554 to assist with payroll deduction in your workplace. You may also use the form below to have a recurring payment come directly out of your checking account.
Q: How do I get a donation receipt? A. If you are involved in payroll deduction at your workplace, your human resources director will have a copy of your pledge form. You need this pledge form and your end-of-year pay stubs to share with your tax adviser to determine whether these donations are deductible.
If you made a one-time donation, you should be receiving a receipt in the mail by the end of January 2018. We accept donations throughout the year and attempt to have receipts back to the donor within six weeks of physically receiving the donation. If it has been longer for you, or you would like to check on the processing of your donation, please email us at: WhiteCountyUnitedWay@gmail.com with the subject: Pledge Processing. We'll need to know the date, amount, and method of your donation.