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Mid Wisconsin Foundation Legacy Fund

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Projects Related to Health and Human
Services, Education, Economic Development, and the Environment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin (CFONCW) - Marathon County

Deadline Date:

10/15/20 Midnight


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Grants of up to $1,000 to Wisconsin nonprofits in eligible locations for innovative projects that enhance the quality of life for community members. Funding is intended for the focus areas of environmental enhancement, educational and vocational programs, community, cultural, and economic development, and health and human services.

Proposals are accepted for specifically identified projects and programs that will benefit nonprofit organizations located in communities formerly served by Mid Wisconsin Bank.  Requests for funding are limited to the following Wisconsin communities: Abbotsford, Colby, Eagle River, Fairchild, Medford, Minocqua, Neillsville, Phillips, Rhinelander, Rib Lake, Rib Mountain, and Wausau.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156121

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards generally are not more than $1,000, but exceptions may be made for certain

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- Applications are accepted from charitable, tax-exempt, organization located in communities where a Mid Wisconsin Bank was previously located.
- The local level of a national or state organization may be considered for funding.

- Requests are limited to nonprofit organizations - not individuals
- The Foundation does not fund political or strictly religious purposes
- Applications are also not accepted from churches, schools, or political groups
- If the applying organization receives federal or state funding, it is ineligible.
- Applications will not be accepted from organizations that have received a grant in the past two years.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: October 15 by midnight
Notification: By the end of November

Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their project ideas with the program officer prior to completing an application – especially if this is a first-time application submitted to the Mid Wisconsin Foundation Legacy Fund.

Contact Information:

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

To apply online:

For questions, please contact:
Sue Nelson
Phone: 715.845.9555

500 1st Street, Suite 2600
Wausau, WI 54403

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USA: Wisconsin: Abbotsford, Colby, Eagle River, Fairchild, Medford, Minocqua, Neillsville, Phillips, Rhinelander, Rib Lake, Rib Mountain, Wausau

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