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Monday, April 25, 2016
Travel extraordinaires and sport and entertainment fans who want to support the community are in luck come April 18, as that marks the start of MSA United Way’s Online Auction. From the comfort of your own home you can search over 100 items that will benefit United Way and our partner agencies. This will be the ninth year for this annual, community-wide fundraiser. Items up for bid include: a timeshare, an autographed UND 2016 national... Read More
Monday, April 25, 2016
For two weeks in April, community members rallied around a local high school student’s food drive for the United Way Backpack Program to fight child hunger in Bismarck-Mandan. Lauryn Hinckley, a student at Century High School, coordinated her sixth Peanut Butter and Jelly Food Drive to help feed local children. Her efforts and the support of her family, friends, and community have produced impressive results – more than 7,900 pounds of peanut... Read More
Friday, June 5, 2015
MSA United Way will be accepting applications for funding for the 2016 funding cycle from June 10 – July 10. Applications may be submitted under United Way’s three initiative areas: Education, Income, and Health. Each initiative works toward long-term, community-wide outcomes that aim for the root of the problem to support the building blocks for a good life. Potential applicants should consider attending the RFP review meeting on June 10.... Read More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Travel extraordinaires and sport and entertainment fans who want to support the community are in luck come April 20, as that marks the start of MSA United Way’s Online Auction. From the comfort of your own home you can search over 100 items that will benefit United Way’s Education Initiative which focuses on removing barriers that prevent students from succeeding in school. This will be the eight year for this annual, community-wide fundraiser.... Read More
Thursday, March 5, 2015
 MSA United Way is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for local nonprofit leaders. Join us March 17, and learn to write competitive, compelling and professional grants. We’ll also be hosting Diane Benjamin of the Otto Bremer Foundation for a must-see presentation on applying for funding through foundations. Grant Writing: Advanced Methods by Deb Nelson from DLN Consulting March 17, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Great River Energy Building,... Read More
Monday, March 2, 2015
What does it mean to work toward collective impact? It means establishing broad community goals, focusing on long-term community-wide solutions, and striving to create change throughout the entire community, not just isolated areas. Collective impact means targeting interventions to address problems early on, before they get out of hand. It means emphasizing the role of measurable results in decision-making, and not judging success based on... Read More
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Are you, or is someone you know, interested in joining an exciting and progressive organization that offers infinite possibilities for advancement? Our standards are high.  We do not simply “hire” employees.  Our unique screening process identifies the distinctive qualities of Top Performers.  We “select” goal-oriented, high achievers to become part of our team. Our expectations are high. Candidates who meet our high standards – and demonstrate... Read More
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Do you want to learn more about the impact of MSA United Way in the Bismarck-Mandan region? Download our 2014 Report to the Community. The report includes community-level data on United Way priority issues, collective impact data, client stories, donor recognition, campaign highlights and more. Read More
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
If there is no money, there is no mission. Join us in learning a groundbreaking framework and in hands-on experiences that will give you confidence and clarity to dramatically improve your fundraising operations. Open to anyone interested in learning how to: Pierce the noise with your organization’s powerful, compelling story Get donors to give in 3 seconds or less Find a new source of $50,000 in annual funding Stage a brilliant and... Read More
Friday, January 16, 2015
With less than two weeks to go, United Way is asking Bismarck-Mandan community-members to pitch-in towards the final $100,000 necessary to effectively address community needs. While that may seem like a large task, it could be accomplished immediately if everyone in the Greater Bismarck-Mandan area shared $1 or more to go toward the betterment of our community. Missouri Slope Areawide United Way is closing in on the end of the annual campaign to... Read More

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