Foundation / Corporation
Greater Milwaukee Foundation - West Bend Community Foundation
Grants to the greater West Bend area, Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for projects or operating support. Funding may be provided for a wide range of program areas, including environment, education, and the arts.
The Foundation will give preference to requests for new or expanded projects/programs and to cases where the Foundation's funds will make a significant impact.
- Significance to West Bend area residents of the problem(s) addressed
- Capacity of the agency to respond to the problem(s)
- Number of people expected to benefit
- Urgency of need for support
GrantWatch ID#: 156028
Multi-year grants will be considered, but generally not for more than three years.
Grants are made only to 501(c)(3) nonprofits within the greater West Bend area or otherwise serving area residents.
Organizations may only apply for one grant of any type per year.
Funding may not be used for:
- Sectarian religious purposes
- Debt reduction
- Entities ordinarily supported by government
- Campaigns to elect candidates
- Third party reimbursements
Feb. 12: Applications available
Mar. 26: Proposal deadline
May 23: Grant committee meeting
June 20: Board meeting
All applicants receive notification of the Board’s action following its meeting.
Organizations applying for the first time must create a profile before accessing the grant application. Not to be confused with the application itself, the profile provides necessary general information about your agency that is not contained in the grant application. Follow the instructions in the POL Agency Setup Guide (PDF) in Supporting Documents below.
When applying for a grant, you may either select the West Bend Community Foundation’s “New Project Application” or “Operating Support Application”, as only one application per agency is permitted. For organizations applying for operating support, please read the PDF clarifying the Operating Support application in Supporting Documents below.
How to Apply: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/access-pol/
Preview application questions online:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
New user registration: http://www.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers/new-user-registration/
Online application: https://pol.greatermilwaukeefoundation.org/login.go
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
101 W Pleasant St., Ste 210
Milwaukee, WI 53212
USA: Wisconsin: West Bend Area