Grants

Grants

 We fund the following entities:
  • Non-profit agencies, organizations or governmental entities that are state and federal tax exempt
  • Established citizen committees, groups or individuals wishing to complete a community program / project for the benefit of the general public of Portage and Waushara Counties.
  • Operational / general support grants (non-routine)
 The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin does NOT generally fund:
  • Annual fund drives, capital campaigns, or general solicitation requests
  • Establishment of, or contribution to, endowment funds
  • Requests for emergency funding or other financial shortfalls
  • Debt retirement
  • Lobbying / political
  • Individuals
In summary, each grant request will be evaluated based on the following:
  • Relevancy to the Mission Statement of the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin
  • Potential benefit to the citizens of Portage and Waushara Counties
  • Identification of a clear need
  • Capacity of the organization or individual to carry out the Grant Request
  • Demonstrated collaboration within Portage and Waushara Counties
  • Demonstrated need for resources from the Community Foundation vs. other available resources

In reviewing applications, the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin will operate without discrimination as to age, race, sex, religion, or national origin and will award grants only to agencies, organizations and individuals that do not discriminate as to age, race, sex, religion or national origin.

Grants are awarded only once per year. During this granting process, grant applications will also be submitted to Donor Advised Fund Sponsors and other “unrestricted” fund sponsors for their review and consideration.

QUESTIONS?  Please review the Community Foundation’s “FAQ's - Online Grant Applications".

For any other questions about the Grants Program may be directed to Erin Andrews, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin.
erin@cfcwi.org

 
 

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Grant Progress Report

If you are looking to update us on your previous grant and still need to complete a Grant Progress Report
Please use the following form through the final due date of 06-30-2017

Leah Lueck
Community Foundation of Central WI
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