United Way Grants Benefit 18 Local Organizations

January 15, 2013 7:22 PM0 comments
United Way’s Kelly Brinkley awards Community Impact Grants checks at the first Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting of the year. Brinkley (with check, right) is pictured with the Board of Supervisors (top row, center) and representatives from the Fairfax/Falls Church grantees. (Courtesy Photo)

United Way’s Kelly Brinkley awards Community Impact Grants checks at the first Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting of the year. Brinkley (with check, right) is pictured with the Board of Supervisors (top row, center) and representatives from the Fairfax/Falls Church grantees. (Courtesy Photo)

United Way of the National Capital Area announced this month that it is awarding 20 grants totaling $218,360 to 18 member organizations serving Fairfax and Falls Church. The funds came through designations to the Fairfax/Falls Church Community Impact Fund in United Way NCA’s annual workplace giving campaign.

Specifically, the Fairfax/Falls Church grantees are: Ayuda, Brain Foundation, Computer C.O.R.E., CrisisLink, FACETS Cares, Inc., Food & Friends, GnG NCA, Herndon-Reston FISH, Just Neighbors, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, Main Street Child Development Center, Northern Virginia Family Service, Our Daily Bread, Inc., Shelter House, The Arc of Northern Virginia, United Community Ministries, Wesley Housing Development Corp., and Western Fairfax Christian Ministries.

Each year, United Way NCA solicits funding proposals from its member nonprofit organizations for specific programs and work in these communities. This year, Fairfax/Falls Church member organizations submitted 88 proposals totaling $1,751,700.

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