The United Way of North Central Oklahoma is pleased to announce that grant funds are available to non-profit organizations through the United Way of North Central Oklahoma Manering Endowment, designated gifts program. The Endowment welcomes proposals from any non-profit organization in Ponca City with an IRS tax-exempt status and a policy of non-discrimination. The Endowment will consider funding for special projects and new innovative programs focusing on Education, Financial Stability and Health and Safety. These three focus areas are critical to improving lives in our community. Online applications are due March 24th by noon and disbursements will be made April 14th. An endowment committee made up of UW board members and community volunteers manage the funds. Anyone can designate a gift to this endowment fund to help support our local non-profit organizations.