The United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties are now accepting Community Investment grant applications from 501c3 tax-exempt organizations interested in applying for program funding.  Application and guidelines are available on the United Way of Otter Tail and Wadena counties website at 

Priority areas for program funding include:   

• Education: Helping children and youth achieve their potential by supporting the learning, development, and sense of belonging of children and youth so they become responsible and contributing adults.   

• Income: Promoting financial stability & independence to meet basic human needs of food, housing, clothing & safety.

• Health: Improving people’s health status through higher levels of positive health, lower levels of disease and/or improved quality of life. 

All applicants must fill out the online application and mail in or drop off all required materials to the UWOTW office at 120 E Washington Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537. 

The application deadline is 4 pm on Friday, Feb. 11. Applications received after this date will not be considered for funding. 

United Way’s mission is to improve lives in Otter Tail & Wadena Counties by mobilizing the caring powers in the community. United Way provides support to programs by focusing on financial stability, education, and good health. 

For more information regarding United Way, please feel free to visit their website at or call the office at (218) 736-5147.