Grants of up to $3,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for crime prevention programs in eligible regions. Programs may be new or ongoing to receive support and must be designed to reduce or eliminate the ability, opportunity, or desire to commit a crime. The programs must be located in Brown County.
The Crime Prevention Foundation increases public awareness of and provides financial assistance to crime prevention programs in Brown County.
The Foundation normally funds the following types of requests:
Program or project support or equipment related directly to projects
Technology and equipment improvements to develop greater organizational efficiencies or capacity
Staff and board training and planning that enhance organizational capacity or develop greater organizational efficiencies
Other priorities as determined by the grants committees. See individual grant program guidelines for more information.
- Be a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation by the Internal Revenue Service or a governmental body, such as a school or municipality operating in Brown County
- Conduct business without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, marital status, disability or national origin
What the Foundation does not fund:
- Annual appeals, capital campaigns or other fundraising activities or events
- Religious activities or programs that serve, or appear to serve, specific religious organizations, groups, denominations, or beliefs
- Debt retirement, debt financing, reduction of an operating deficit or replenishment of resources used to pay for such purposes
- Lobbying or legislative activities
- Capital improvements
- Programming or expenses occurring before the grant is awarded
- Efforts substantially serving people outside of Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties
Deadline: June 30, 2023
Funding decisions are shared within eight to ten weeks of the grant deadline and prior to any public announcement.
All applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Amber Paluch, Sr. Vice President of Community Impact, prior to completing an application.