Date: February 19th, 2014

Monroe Fund Offering Community Grants

The Monroe Fund is now accepting grant applications for projects that serve the greater Monroe area.    Projects may include enhancement of parks and public spaces, historic and cultural preservation, youth activities and facilities, education, the arts, and health and human services.  Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations only.  Requests from individuals for personal projects or needs are not allowed under the federal tax laws.

Applications for the fund must be received by 4 p.m. on April 15, 2014.

 The fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

To access the application forms for the fund, visit the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin website at and click on the “Open Grant Applications” page.

The application, plus one copy, should be mailed to the Monroe Fund, P.O. Box 733, Monroe, WI  53566.

Successful applicants will be notified the end of May.  Grantees must use their grant within one year of the award and will be awarded at a reception on June 9, 2014, at Monroe’s Historic Courthouse.  For more information or questions, contact Linda Gebhardt, Donor Services Representative, 608-328-4060 or