Date: August 15th, 2018

Argyle Funds Accepting Grant Applications

The Argyle Community Fund & the Argyle Excellence in Education Fund, components of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc, are accepting grant applications for their annual grant cycle.

The grant cycle deadline is October 1, 2018

The Argyle Fund offers competitive grants for charitable projects or programs that provide a direct benefit to the people of Argyle as defined by the Argyle School District boundary. The Funds address needs in the arts, youth, education, historic preservation, and human services. The Fund considers applications from 501(c) 3 charitable organizations. Organizations without 501(c) 3 standing who are proposing a project with a charitable purpose may be eligible. Individuals are not eligible for community fund grants.

The application forms are available here. Applications must submitted be using the online application form, no later than 11:59 p.m., October 1, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Mailed, emailed and faxed applications are not accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified of their awards by mail. Grants will be presented at a reception in November. The time and place of the reception will be announced at a future date. Grantees are asked to use their grant within one year of the award.

For more information or questions contact Linda Gebhardt, donor services representative, Argyle Community Fund, P.O. Box 733, Monroe, WI 53566. 608-328-4060 or [email protected]

Date: August 15th, 2018

Monticello Excellence in Education Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The Monticello Excellence in Education (EIE) Fund is now accepting grant applications. Projects that serve the Monticello School District area are eligible. Requests from individuals are not eligible.

The Monticello EIE Fund looks for projects or programs that propose creative and innovative solutions to current school needs. Projects that are not included in the school budget are preferred.

The grant deadline is October 15, 2018

The application forms are available here. Applications must submitted be using the online application form, no later than 11:59 p.m., October 15, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Mailed, emailed and faxed applications are not accepted. Grantee will be notified and grants awarded during a November reception.

For more information, questions or anyone wanting to donate and/or pledge to help make grants possible, contact Linda Gebhardt, Donor Service Representative, Monticello Excellence in Education Fund, PO Box 733, Monroe, WI 53566, 608-328-4060 or [email protected]

Date: August 13th, 2018

Crawford County Community Fund Announces 2018 Grant Cycle

The Crawford County Community Fund is currently accepting grant applications for its annual grant cycle. The application deadline is Monday, October 1, 2018.

Applications must be completed online and submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 1. Mailed, emailed or faxed copies of applications and/or incomplete or late applications will not be considered. To access the application, go to www.cfsw.org, choose grants available from the grants dropdown menu and scroll to Crawford County Community Fund. Questions? Both CFSW donor services rep Barb Daus ([email protected]) and CFSW grants manager Lannie Troon ([email protected]) are available to assist.

The Crawford County Community Fund seeks projects or programs that address current community needs with a focus on economic development. The mission of the Crawford County Community Fund is “to create stronger communities by matching generosity with economic needs.” Projects or programs provided by charitable non-profit organizations, municipalities or schools that serve the people within Crawford County and have a strong connection to fulfilling the Crawford County Community Fund mission are eligible for consideration. Requests from individuals are not eligible.

Camille Smith, chair of Crawford County Community Fund Advisory Board, has announced that the board expects to award approximately $7000 during this grant cycle. Further, she has noted that the grant review committee is anxious to receive the 2018 grant applications and will look specifically to fund requests that address increased economic vitality and improve the quality of life in the county.

Current members of the Crawford County Community Fund Advisory Board are Chad Abram, Craig Anderson, Lori Bekkum, Pete Flesch, Joe Friar, Roni Gundlach, Michael Higgins, Camille Smith, and Bob Van Hoesen.

The Crawford County Community Fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc., a tax-exempt public charity. For more information about the granting process and about supporting the Fund, contact Camille Smith, advisory board chair, at (608)769-2503 or Barb Daus, donor services representative with the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, at (608)778-3344 or [email protected] Donations are received online at www.cfsw.org or may be mailed to the Crawford County Community Fund, PO Box 13, Seneca, WI 54654-0013.

Date: August 10th, 2018

Elkhorn Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The Elkhorn Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc., is accepting grant applications from nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that provide direct service to the Elkhorn community, from schools in the Elkhorn School District to support classroom programs or projects, and from local government entities providing charitable programs to Elkhorn. Requests from individuals are not eligible.

The Elkhorn Fund looks for projects or programs that propose practical solutions to current needs in the areas of the arts, education, historic preservation, and health and human service. Grants typically range from $500 to $2,000.

Elkhorn Fund grant applications are available at www.cfsw.org. Mailed, emailed, faxed or hand delivered copies will not be accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM, September 15, 2018. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Elkhorn Fund Advisory Board Members include Kate Abbe, Bob Ford, John Henderson Ellen Holly, Karen Kallem, Tim Middleton, Ward Phillips, Jason Tadlock. For more information or questions contact Jane Maldonis at 1-800-995-2379 or [email protected]

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Date: July 31st, 2018

Platteville Community Fund Accepting Grant Applications

The Platteville Community Fund is now accepting grant applications for its fall grant cycle. The application deadline is Saturday, September 15, 2018. Applications must be completed online and submitted online no later than 11:59pm on that day. Mailed, emailed or faxed copies of applications and/or incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

In making the grant application announcement, Platteville Community Fund advisory board chair Nathan Curry noted, “The Platteville Community Fund has been awarding grants since 2005. Our community understands the long-term value of endowment building. In our initial year of grant making there was one grant of $400 awarded from the Platteville Community Fund. During our fall 2018 grant cycle we will make awards from the earnings of four endowed funds: the Platteville Community Fund, the Robert & Marian Graham Community Fund, the Schneller-Tang Community Fund and the Carmen & Eva Beining Community Fund. We expect to grant nearly $17,650 in earnings generated by these four funds.”

The Platteville Community Fund Advisory Board is particularly interested in applications that support innovative projects for children and families, community access, and sustainability as well as those for events and activities that promote the arts and diversity. Projects or programs provided by charitable non-profits that serve the people within the Platteville School District are eligible for consideration. Requests from individuals are not eligible.

The application form is available online at the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin website (www.cfsw.org). Select the “Grants” tab and then “Grants Available.” Scroll until you find the Platteville Community Fund, Fall entry and then ‘click to apply.’ Completed applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm Saturday, September 15, 2018. Mailed, emailed or faxed copies of applications will not be accepted. If you need -help or have questions both CFSW grants manager Lannie Troon ([email protected] or 608-758-0883) and CFSW donor services rep Barb Daus ([email protected] or 608-778-3344) are available to assist.

The Platteville Community Fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc., a tax-exempt public charity. For more information, contact Nathan Curry, advisory board chair, at (608)348-2615 or Barb Daus, donor services representative with the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, at (608)778-3344 or [email protected] Community members interested in making a donation may send a check to the Platteville Community Fund, PO Box 46, Platteville, WI 53815, or make a donation online at www.cfsw.org.