United Way of Grant County LIVE UNITED HOME ABOUT US PARTNERS CALENDAR CONTACT US | | | | FOLLOW & SHARE United Way - Grant County United Way of Grant County © Copyright 2017 Website Designed by: Signature Web Creations Home About Us Partners Calendar Contact Us Our Site Follow & Share United Way of Grant County 215 S. Adams Street Marion, IN 46952 Ph:  (765) 662-9811 Fax:  (765) 662-9812 Kids. Families. Community.  That’s what matters to us.  We know that’s what matters to you too! Grant Co. Stats Worthy Info To meet the ever-increasing needs of those within the labor movement in Grant  County, the position of Labor Liaison was created in 1969.  This position was  dissolved in 2006 as a result of lost jobs in the production industry. provided for a greater understanding of these services and  their costs.  The formation of this committee paved the  way for our current allocations process. The first United Fund campaign raised $238,608 or 134% of its goal. These funds  were used to provide allocations to twenty member agencies. The results of that June meeting were the formation of the United Fund of Grant  County, which, in 1974, became today's United Way of Grant County. The funding of the committee revealed that several of the goals were unmet and  the number of solicitors and time involved was great.  The committee's  recommendation was that a United Fund be organized to reduce the demand of  solicitor time and effort. On June 19, 1956, ninety-six citizens of Grant County  met to consider the organization of a United Fund for  Grant County. Those early campaigns conducted by the Marion Community Chest generated  anywhere from a high of $59,093 in 1932 to a low of $25,291 in 1939. During that very first campaign, in 1929, a total of $48,851 was raised.  Marion  Community Chest continued to serve the Grant County Community until 1943  when it became the Grant County War Chest.