United Way announces $99,000 in economic training grants | Regional News

The United Way of the Wabash Valley has declared the grant award from its Financial Management Effect Council aimed at offering revenue management applications, mentoring and systems for the complete neighborhood by conference families “where they are.”

This is the initially grant opportunity issued from this council as it works collectively with all the other United Way councils to target on the root leads to of generational poverty inside their six-county support space of Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo Counties in Indiana and Clark County in Illinois.

The grant focuses on growing financial literacy education, coaching and/or mentoring in the Wabash Valley. The United Way is awarding more than $99,000 to three businesses for a one particular-calendar year software. The awarded packages incorporate:

• Purdue Extension, Vermillion County: This undertaking will use the Your Revenue, Your Goals Toolkit to prepare 100 neighborhood partners in the region to assist them turn into mentors for economically susceptible folks.

• Reach Providers Inc: Attain Companies in partnership with Areas Bank and their Future Step financial instruction system will be offering financial classes for very low to reasonable income individuals who struggle with financial difficulties dwelling from paycheck to paycheck or struggling to live with their constrained methods.

• YMCAs of the Wabash Valley: The YMCA will use the Dave Ramsey Economical Peace University curriculum to enable people and households understand and adopt established procedures for achieving financial flexibility. 

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