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COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund surpasses $6M goal with grant from Indiana United Ways

Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 11:33 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - United Way of Southwestern Indiana announced Friday the organization is receiving a second COVID-19 Economic Relief Initiative grant for $947,792 from Indiana United Ways.

Officials say this will allow the COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund of the Greater Evansville Region to support the community in meeting needs brought on by the pandemic.

They say this grant will allow the fund to surpass its goal of raising $6 million.

The response fund will be responsible for evaluating requests for funding and the distribution of money from the grant.

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