The board of directors of the United Fund of Columbus Junction has announced that applications to receive funding this fiscal year are now available. Applications can be found at the Community Development Center in Columbus Junction, or online at Columbus Junction Iowa dot org or by calling 319-728-7971. The deadline to return them is June 1. The organization disburses funds once annually. The current application should be used for activities that will take place between July 2010 and June 2011. This past year the board of directors of United Fund of Columbus Junction distributed money to 22 area groups.