By J. ANN TIPTON, T-R Staff Writer
The United Way of Tuscarawas County is changing the way it distributes money to area non-profit organizations.
Instead of monthly allocations to the 15 agencies it funds in Tuscarawas County, the United Way announced it will transition to a grant program to fund specific programs within the agencies.
“We have to be able to monitor results and evaluate a program’s effectiveness to continuously improve,” said Scott Robinson, executive director. “Over the past few years, charitable giving has been pretty stagnant, and being able to show the community exactly what’s being done with the money that’s donated is essential in being successful in fund raising.”"