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Cindy Miller organizes the FirstLink table in preparation for the 20th Annual Community Picnic held by the Fargo Police Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Miller's nonprofit will lose funding from United Way, along with six other organizations in the counties of Cass (N.D.) and Clay (Minn.). Nick Wagner / The Forum

United Way of Cass-Clay ends funding for seven organizations

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FARGO – Several local nonprofits will be “beating the bush” for new funding due to a change in United Way of Cass-Clay’s criteria for awarding grants.


Seven organizations that were previously funded by the United Way, often for decades, were denied in its most recent application round, which invested $682,250 in 19 community partners for 2015 and 2016.

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Sherri Richards
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