David Steelman, executive director of the Yadkin Valley United Fund, announced the 2016 applications for funding and the 2016 scholarships applications are now available on the YVUF website, Yadkinvalleyunitedfund.org.
The agency funding applications must be downloaded and then submitted electronically by April 1. The applications for scholarships, one each at East Wilkes, Elkin and Starmount high schools must be submitted by mail or delivery by April 1. Results will be available no later than June 1.
The YVUF just completed its annual campaign for 2016 and exceeded its goal for the first time in many years. The YVUF serves the communities of Arlington, Elkin, Jonesville, Mountain Park, Ronda, State Road, Thurmond and Traphill.
The YVUF expressed thanks to all the individuals and businesses who donated/pledge for the 2016. Steelman said the YVUF had about 20 businesses and 30 individuals and 200-plus on payroll deductions who had never donated or pledged in the past. Anyone who would like to have Steelman as a speaker, call 336-469-2860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.