Foundation / Corporation
Madison Community Foundation (MCF) - American Girl's Fund for Children (FFC)
08/01/17 4:30 PM and Postmarked
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#: 152266
Grant requests should be for a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $10,000 per requesting organization.
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:
-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.
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.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additionally, mail one copy to:
Madison Community Foundation
2 Science Ct
Madison, WI 53711
USA: Wisconsin: Dane County