Foundation / Corporation
Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for projects that aim to promote businesses, promote the community image, and showcase the downtown Appleton area and/or the surrounding Fox Cities communities. Funding is intended to support proposals that aim to improve the quality of life and/or strengthen the economy of the Fox Cities area.
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.
1. The grant request comes from a nonprofit organization.
2. The project must improve the quality/image of downtown Appleton or the surrounding Fox Cities communities, enhances our quality of life and/or strengthens the economy of the Fox Cities.
3. The project must benefit people throughout the Fox Cities.
4. Applicants must indicate how Octoberfest will receive exposure and recognition.
Applicants should not think of Octoberfest as a source of annual revenue or operating expenses, annual fund drives, endowment funds, projects already completed or expenses typically considered to be overhead. Octoberfest will not fund labor or employee expenses.
Consideration for any future grant applications from a recipient organization is contingent upon completion of the Final Report for all previous grants awarded.
Octoberfest will review applications three times per year and if your grant is awarded, a final report will be required.
December 15, 2017
March 15, 2018
June 15, 2018
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit completed grant proposal to (grants may be submitted as a PDF via email):
Managing Director, Octoberfest
125 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
USA: Wisconsin: Fox Cities Area