Foundation / Corporation
Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for projects that enhance community programs and promote local events in Appleton and Fox Cities communities. Funding is intended for both new and existing projects and activities that demonstrate the potential for growth and future sustainability. Funds may also be granted for infrastructure improvements including equipment acquisition within the Fox Cities designed to enhance community gatherings, programs, and events.
Octoberfest was founded by the Appleton Downtown Retailers Association in 1981 to showcase and promote greater awareness of downtown businesses, improve the community’s image, provide a way to help fund nonprofit organizations in the area, and enhance the quality of life in Appleton and the Fox Cities. Octoberfest, an event of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, continues this tradition by giving grants to projects throughout the Fox Cities.
GrantWatch ID#: 157206
Octoberfest will only consider awarding grants for the same project for three consecutive years – with a year off before an organization can re-apply for the same project to be funded.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://form.jotform.com/92893878014167
Katie Gaffney, Managing Director, Octoberfest
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce
125 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
USA: Wisconsin: Appleton and/or Fox Cities Area
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