United Way announces 2013 Great Beginnings grants


United Way of Clallam County invites proposals for $100,000 in early learning grants through the 2013 Great Beginnings program. 

Successful grants must include specific plans to do some or all of the following: 

• Deliver an evidence-based or promising practice parenting course for parents/caregivers of children birth to age 5 

• Increase the number of education and support programs in all geographic areas of the county

• Provide information on a child's cognitive, physical, social and emotional development

• Support parent and caregiver access to relevant early learning materials

• Measure and report on outcomes. 

To be eligible, agencies must attend one of two mandatory bidders conferences at 3:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Wendel Room, Olympic Medical Center, lower level, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles; or at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in Linkletter Hall, Olympic Medical Center, lower level, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. 

For more information or to receive a copy of the Great Beginnings Grant application, call United Way at 457-3011 or e-mail 
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