Chenango United Way • 83 North Broad Street • Norwich, NY 13815 • 607.334.8815      

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2016-2017 RFP timeline

August 31, 2016- the fall 2016 RFP process (for 2017 funding) and related documents will be made available on our website.

September 9 and 14, 2016 - All potential funding applicants are required to attend one of the two group technical assistance sessions being held- Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9:00am or Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 1:00pm. Both sessions will be held in the Community Room at Morrisville State College, Norwich Campus. The sessions will be used to review the newly revised 2017 RFP process and discuss scoring and review feedback from the perspectives of actual Review Panel volunteers who serve on the committees reviewing proposals.

NOTE: This year, no one-on-one technical assistance will be made available to applicants after the group technical assistance sessions have occurred.

November 1, 2016 - Completed proposals will be due to the Chenango United Way office. Two complete hard copies of the proposal must be submitted by this deadline in order to be considered for 2017 funding.

November 1-December 31, 2016 - Proposals will be reviewed by volunteer panels

January 2017 - Allocations decisions will be made

February 1, 2017 - Allocation decisions will be announced to all applicants

2016-2017 RFP process

The CUW will fund programs that demonstrate (or present a plan to demonstrate) measurable impact in one of the identified community impact areas.  CUW is committed to funding effective programs that achieve measurable results and are run by well managed organizations.


Group Technical Assistance
Group Sessions: All potential applicants are required to attend one of the following informational sessions or will not be permitted to submit an RFP.

Group sessions will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, Upstairs Conference Room, 99 North Broad St., Norwich.

Mission:  The mission of the Chenango United Way is to build partnerships and maximize the quality of life for local residents.  CUW seeks to achieve its mission in Chenango County by: 

Focus Areas:  The CUW further seeks to effect sustained change (Community Impact) in targeted community conditions by supporting strategies in the following community focus areas:

Community Funding Strategy: In June 2009, the CUW Board of Directors re-approved its support of a community impact business model and funding strategy developed from:


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