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Women’s Fund Grant

Grants to Wisconsin and Illinois Nonprofits to
Benefit Women and Girls in Eligible Communities

Agency Type:

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Stateline Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/01/21 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Wisconsin and Illinois nonprofits in eligible areas for projects that benefit and address the unmet needs of women and girls. Focus areas include economic opportunity, health and stability, safety and security, and leadership. Eligible communities include Beloit, Brodhead, Clinton, Orfordville, Rockton, Roscoe, and South Beloit.

The Women’s Fund of the Stateline Community Foundation supports women and girls through initiatives to address emerging needs or gaps in service not provided by traditional funding sources.

The focus areas of the grants are:

  • Health and stability: physical, mental and financial health
  • Safety and security
  • Economic opportunity: access to education, employment, transportation
  • Leadership: building women leaders to affect policy issues related to gender and racial equity and strategies to end the cycle of poverty

Funding is intended to inspire, empower and support women and girls in the Beloit and Stateline area, regardless of income, background or ethnicity.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147529

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request funds from $1,000 to $5,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are awarded annually to be used in the year grant monies are received.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and providing services to the Stateline area are eligible to apply for grants from the Stateline Community Foundation.

Organizations that have had tax-exempt status suspended by the Internal Revenue Service are not eligible to receive grants from the Stateline Community Foundation.

In general, the SCF does not support:

- Ongoing operating expenses
- Building funds or capital campaigns
- Political parties
- Endowments and debt reduction
- Scholarly research
- Annual fundraising drives
- Travel grants
- Projects outside its area of service

Pre-Application Information:

The grant application opens January 11, 2021 and closes Monday, March 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Please be available and prepared to answer questions that may arise during the grant review process the week of March 8, 2021.

General grant guidelines and FAQ:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply, see the URL for Full Text link below.

Tammy Kerch, Grants & Scholarships Coordinator

Stateline Community Foundation
690 3rd. Street, Suite 110
Beloit, WI 53511

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Rockton and Roscoe;   Wisconsin: Beloit, Brodhead, Clinton, Orfordville, and South Beloit

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