FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County (UWSA) has launched the second round of applications for the United with Uvalde fund. UWSA will provide grants to 501(c)(3) organizations that have been or are currently providing trauma-informed behavioral and mental health services for students, teachers and residents in Uvalde. This may also include programs that support increasing staff capacity to provide mental health services.
This second round of United with Uvalde funding will focus on long-term programs and will use the remaining $1.3 million in the fund.
In October 2022, UWSA issued $400,000 in the first round of United with Uvalde funding to six organizations providing mental and behavioral health services. These organizations included: Communities in Schools of San Antonio, Family Service Association, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas, West Texas Counseling and Guidance Center and Hill Country Community MHMR Center.
Requests for funding may include already incurred costs for services provided as well as future program expenses. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 6. Award recipients will be notified in March 2023.
Organizations can find more information on how to apply on uwsatx.org. Applications can be submitted at this link.
About United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County launched its first campaign in 1940 and has grown into the largest private investor in health and human services programs in San Antonio and Bexar County. United Way focuses on preparing children for school and life, helping students graduate and succeed, strengthening the well-being of individuals and families, and providing safety net services. United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County also operates the 2-1-1 Helpline, Mission United and fosters volunteerism through the Volunteer Center at United Way.
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