PRE-APPLICATION BEGINS JANUARY, 2017

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by assisting with food, shelter, clothing, personal items, health needs or transportation.


Funding is not limited to those items listed; they are provided as a guide.

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Basic Needs

Education

2017 Pre-Application Meeting 

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Location: Jerry Sue Thornton Bldg 2500 E 22nd Street Cleveland, OH (formerly VNA)
Time: 9:00am-11:30am
Parking: FREE (if available)
RSVP: UBF Office 216.566.9263 for attendance

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UBF also provides Grantsmanship, Workshops and Informational Forums to the public, free of charge. UBF continues to forge new alliances with people that share a commitment to informing and educating the community on issues affecting their daily lives.

Three Focus Areas

Note: 2017 Pre-Application is now open.

includingFunding for programs / projects should emphasize early childhood development programs,  middle and high school programs and college preparation / academic mentor programs.

Programs should reflect a strong commitment to education and access for low income and underserved populations. Educational programs should enrich participants’ lives by including 

Workforce

​Development

 

activities that lead to a change in knowledge, skill or level of appreciation rather than one-time events such as attending a show or visiting a cultural institution.


Arts education programming should provide participants with the expertise that furthers their training and enhances their education and self-development.

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In an effort to make our funding process consistent with the overall marketplace, we are moving to a calendar year grant funding cycle. Therefore, the 2017 Pre-Application process for Basic Needs, Workforce Development and Education categories will begin in January, 2017.

UBF will host its annual Grantsmanship Workshop on January 11, 2017 to provide applicants the opportunity to ask detailed questions prior to application submission.  Detailed date and location information will be posted on this site in coming weeks.

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readiness training, record expungement, transportation, and skill specific training/placement, including soft skill development, are among the services that will be considered for support.

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​Funding for programs / projects that assist individuals to return or enter the workforce.

Special emphasis is given to programs that serve those who have little or no connection to the job market, including those who have been previously 

incarcerated. Job

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PRE APPLICATION DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS: Click GREEN Pre Application Form button lower left. Locate downloaded file and DOUBLE-CLICK it. Complete form on-line, SAVE and PRINT A COPY FOR YOURSELFEMAIL completed form to: cterry@unitedblackfund.org or fax it to: (216) 566-9268. Congratulations you're done!

Funding for programs / projects that provide assistance to those who have some emergency need(s) growing out of a crisis situation.


Programming should be focused on restoring the person/family to an acceptable level of functioning

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