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American Girl's Fund for Children (FFC) Grant

Grants to Dane County, Wisconsin Nonprofits for Children's
and Youth Arts and Environmental Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Madison Community Foundation (MCF) - American Girl's Fund for Children (FFC)

Deadline Date:

08/01/17 4:30 PM and Postmarked


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to Dane County, Wisconsin nonprofits to support innovative arts and environmental programs for children ages 0-18. Funding is intended to provide local children and youth, regardless of economic background, the opportunity to integrate arts, culture, and environmental stewardship in their day-to-day learning experience.

To that end, the Funding Source will entertain proposals for programs that:

-Expose children to excellence in arts, culture, entertainment, or hands-on education related to the arts or the environment.
-Illustrate collaboration with other local organizations and/or schools in Dane County, Wisconsin.
-Support or complement classroom curriculum.
-Foster cooperation between children, parents, and teachers.
-Serve children in Dane County.
-Indicate that a grant from the FFC can be leveraged to secure matching grants from other corporations and foundations, individuals, the county, state or other funding sources.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 152266

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant requests should be for a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $10,000 per requesting organization.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

If an applicant organization is not a federally registered 501(c)(3), another organization must agree to serve as fiscal agent. A letter of agreement signed by both parties and a copy of the fiscal agent's 501(c)(3) must accompany the proposal.

The Fund for Children does not provide support for the following:

-Annual operations.
-Endowments, individuals or scholarships.
-Travel funds, benefit tickets, or courtesy advertising.
-Organizations that might in any way pose a conflict with the Fund's goals, programs, products or employees.
-Health and human services programs.
-Capital projects or equipment.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant seekers are strongly encouraged to contact Tom Linfield, at the address and number listed below, prior to submitting a grant request.

Organizations are limited to one application per annual grant cycle. Generally, the Fund for Children is not a sole-project funding source.

Emailed applications must be emailed by 4:30 PM on August 1, 2017. Include the organization name in the email subject line (“Org Name” – 2016 AG FFC Application). One printed hard copy is also required.

Award decisions will be announced by September 30, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to

Additionally, mail one copy to:

Tom Linfield
Madison Community Foundation
2 Science Ct
Madison, WI 53711

Tom Linfield
(608) 232-1763

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Dane County