Date: July 23rd, 2015

Platteville Community Fund accepting grant applications

The Platteville Community Fund is now accepting grant applications for its fall grant cycle.  The application deadline is Tuesday, September 15, 2015.  Applications must be completed online and submitted online no later than 11:50pm 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, “During our fall grant cycle we make awards from the earning of the following endowed funds:  the Platteville Community Fund, the Robert & Marian Graham Community Fund, the Schneller-Tang Community Fund and the Carmen & Eva Beining Community Fund.  This year we expect to award nearly $16,000 in earnings generated by these endowed 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 “Open Grant Applications.”  Completed applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm Tuesday, September 15, 2015.  Mailed, emailed or faxed copies of applications will not be accepted.  If you need help or have questions both CFSW grants and scholarships manager Jackie Ommodt ([email protected] or 800-995-2379) 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.