Sisters of St. Joseph to use online system

PARKERSBURG – The Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fun will use a new online grant application system for the spring grant cycle.

To familiarize applicants on how to submit an application and to answer any questions, two online web seminars and an in-person meeting will be offered.

The seminars will held 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17 and Jan. 7. To register for a seminar, go to www.ssjcharitablefund.org.

In-person meetings will be held 10 a.m. Jan. 9. To register, email Renee Steffen at rsteffen@ssjcharitablefund.org.

The deadline to submit an application for all grant programs for the spring 2014 grant cycle is Jan. 22.

The fund makes grants twice a year in the fall and spring to agencies in Athens, Calhoun, Jackson, Meigs, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Washington, Wirt and Wood counties that promote healthy and sustainable communities by providing resources, strengthening collaborative relationships, and supporting initiatives that impact people in the Mid-Ohio Valley.