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Valley Arts Initiative Grant Program

Grants to Wisconsin and Minnesota Arts Nonprofits in Eligible
Counties to Mitigate the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF)

Deadline Date:

12/18/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota and Wisconsin arts nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for general operating expenses. Funding is intended to provide core mission support to mitigate the financial impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Organizations must be located within the eligible counties of Washington and Chisago counties in Minnesota, and Pierce, Polk, Burnett, and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin.

The Foundation reviews proposals using the following criteria:

  1. Organizational Excellence and Leadership
  2. Community Benefit
  3. Management and Fiscal Responsibility

The review panel will make an effort to ensure available funds are awarded to organizations throughout the service area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150195

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $500 up to $10,000. Proposals may be awarded partial funding.

Term of Contract:

Grant funds must be expended within one year from the date of the award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility:
- The applicant must be a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Applicants may also designate a 501(c)(3) organization as a fiscal sponsor.
- Applicants must also have no outstanding final reports due to the SCVF for previous arts grants.
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Pre-Application Information:

Application due date:
- Friday, December 18, 2020 5 p.m

Proposal Limits:
An organization is limited to one proposal for each SCVF grant program, including the Valley Arts Initiative. An applicant may submit a proposal for a different SCVF grant program during the same grant cycle if they are eligible.

Decision-Making Process:
A panel reviews proposals in a public meeting. Applicants are invited and encouraged to attend, but attendance will not affect the decision on your organization’s proposal. Decisions in all grant programs follow an established review process and are made according to a conflict of interest policy.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2107?SA=SNA&FID=35028

Direct questions to:
Angie Pilgrim
Grants and Programs Officer
Email: apilgrim@scvfoundation.org

St. Croix Valley Foundation
516 Second St., Suite 214
Hudson, WI 54016

Phone: 715-386-9490
Fax: 715-386-1250
info@scvfoundation.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Washington and Chisago counties;   Wisconsin: Pierce, Polk, Burnett, and St. Croix counties

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