Now they'll be looking for organizations with the abilities to implement some winning programs. These 501C3 groups can get support as they work toward those goals.
"We're asking organizations to write us a proposal to say, 'This is what my organization does, and this is what we’d do with United Way money to deliver on those focus areas'," said Johnson. "In our request for our grant applications, we’re being pretty specific on what we are looking for."
— News reporter Mark Newman is on Twitter @couriermark