Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund

The Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund is a permanent endowment created in 2007 to provide support for the people of Hollandale, Blanchardville, and the surrounding area. Each year the Fund gives back a portion of its earnings in the form of grants to qualified organizations serving the community. Since its founding, the Fund has awarded nearly $79,000 in community grants. The Fund is led by a volunteer advisory board who initiates fundraising activities and determines grant awards.

Family of Funds

The following charitable funds have been established to support the charitable goals of the donor for the community:

  • B/HAF Fine Arts Fund
  • Pecantonica Area Food Pantry Fund

To Donate

Donations to the Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Give Now online or mail a check to the following:

Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund
P.O. Box 13
Blanchardville, WI 53516

Visit the Ways to Give section of this website for information on planning your gift.


Once per year the advisory board awards grants to non-profit organizations, the local school district, and/or local government agencies providing charitable programs or projects serving the good of the community.  Grants are presented at a ceremony in May.

Annual grant application deadline: March 15 

For available grants and applications, click here.

Recent Grant Awards

In May, 2016, the Fund granted $6,500 for the following projects:

  • Blanchardville Community Pride, Inc. for farmer’s market promotions and main street watering
  • Blanchardville EMS for a breathing apparatus
  • Seniors United for Nutrition for home meal delivery trays and bowls
  • Village of Hollandale for summer reading program

Pecatonica Schools for:

  • Building community through literacy
  • Microphones and transmitters for the drama club
  • Books on the bus
  • Picture frames
  • Camp Pecatonica
  • Read and Realize program
  • Inter school communications
  • The Tweeners program