United Way ‘Great Beginnings’ grants available CORRECTED

United Way of Clallam County announced last week that $100,000 is available for early learning grants.

A portion of those funds will be allocated to programs which will be renewing last year’s grants.

To be eligible, agencies must attend one of two mandatory bidders conferences: 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Linkletter Hall, or 3-5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, in the Fairster Room, both at Olympic Memorial Hospital, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles.

The bidders’ conference includes a mandatory one-hour outcomes training.

Great Beginnings grant applications will be due no later than close of business Friday, Oct. 3.

For more information or to receive a copy of the Great Beginnings Grant application, call Community Solutions manager Patrice Varela-Daylo at 360-643-1019 or United Way at 457-3011, or e-mail to


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