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Non-profit agencies seeking funds for programs that deal with youth and health issues can now apply for grants through the Metro Council's Youth & Health Initiative program. Sixth District Councilman George Unseld, chairman of the committee set up to

Friday August 27, 2004

Media Release
For Immediate Release

For Information Contact:
Jennifer F. Brislin

502.574.4137

Patrick H. Neely
502.574.1351
 
Committee accepting applications for Youth & Health Initiative Funds

Non-profit agencies seeking funds for programs that deal with youth and health issues can now apply for grants through the Metro Council's Youth & Health Initiative program. Sixth District Councilman George Unseld, chairman of the committee set up to oversee awarding of the funding, said interested organizations can request an application through the council member representing the district in which the organization resides.

In approving Louisville Metro's budget in June, the Council appropriated $368,000 to create a youth, education, crime and health initiative, after hearing from various agencies and citizens about problems in the community, many of them centered around youth and health issues. The Youth & Health Initiative committee will receive recommendations from council members and make final determination of agencies selected and amounts.

Applicants must:

Be a non-profit agency;

Provide proof of 501c3 status for a minimum of three years;

Provide proof of 501c3 status for a minimum of three years;

Applications are due by noon on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to the Office of the Clerk, Third Floor of City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson St. For information and questions regarding the application, call the Office of the Clerk at 574-1230 between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Sponsor(s)

George Unseld (D)  6