Foundation / Corporation
Greater Milwaukee Foundation - West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund
Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of residents in eligible regions. Funding may be requested for capital projects, new programs, or operating support. Priority is given to applications that address the focus areas of arts and culture, education, health and human services, community development, historic preservation, and family, youth, and the elderly. Programs must serve the greater West Bend area.
Among the criteria which will be used in judging applications are the following:
- Clarity of the application and of the significance of the project to the West Bend area
- Capacity of the agency (governing body, staff, financing) to respond to the problem(s)
- New or expanded projects or programs
- Agencies where a West Bend Mutual Insurance Company associate is actively involved
In addition, the Fund encourages collaborative projects that improve organizational capacity of the participating agencies and which lead to enhanced community service. Collaborative projects may include:
- Sharing management, financial, informational technology, and other administrative functions or staff
- Joint purchasing of supplies, insurance and other products and services where quantity buying reduces costs and affords access
- Sharing facilities or co-locating offices
- Joint marketing, public relations and promotion activities
- Joint program planning, client outreach, and service delivery in common fields
- Joint fundraising efforts or events
GrantWatch ID#: 156027
Multiple-year projects may be made for capital projects or projects requiring several years of development.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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Organizations interested in applying for funding should refer to guidelines and direct specific questions to Danielle Breen at 414.336.7072.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
101 W Pleasant St., Ste 210
Milwaukee, WI 53212
USA: Wisconsin: Greater West Bend Area
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