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Wisconsin King's Daughters and Sons Fund

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools for Literacy and Autism Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region - Wisconsin King's Daughters and Sons Fund

Deadline Date:

10/15/16 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $3,000 to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in Waupaca, Outagamie, Calumet, northern Winnebago, and Shawano counties for initiatives that focus on the areas of reading and writing proficiency, as well as assistance to people with autism.

Funding may be used for small capital expenses related to programming. Preference is given to projects or programs for which a moderate amount of grant money can make a significant impact.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157504

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $3,000

Term of Contract:

Multi-year grants are generally not funded.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations eligible to receive grants from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region are those determined by the IRS to be public charities. This encompasses most charitable, scientific, social service, educational and religious organizations described in § 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (a)(2), or (a)(3) of the tax code, and private operating foundations. The Foundation will not normally make grants to private non-operating foundations. Grants may also be made to units of government (this includes Native American tribal governments) for public purposes. Organizations that are not public charities may apply through a fiscal sponsor.

Organizations must serve residents of the Foundation’s service area including Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca and/or northern Winnebago counties. Additional eligibility requirements may apply to units of government and schools; see below.

Eligibility for Units of Government (city, county, township, etc.):
The Foundation will consider funding for units of government when the request for support is judged to be an effective means to address a priority issue. A grant from the Foundation may help draw attention to a new issue, leverage additional funding, offer more flexible funds than are typically available in a governmental budget, or provide seed money until program funding can be included in the governmental budget. The Foundation will not typically issue grants for the general operating support of a government program.

Eligibility for Schools:
The Foundation will consider funding for public, charter and private/parochial Pre-K-12 schools and post-secondary educational institutions, when the request for support is judged to be an effective means to address a priority issue, particularly when the issue addresses the needs of a substantial or underserved portion of the community. Requests will only be considered if they are unique and community-oriented, or for pilot programs with potential to be sustainable and replicable. The Foundation typically will not issue grants for the general operating support of a school system, school or school program.

The Foundation will consider funding for programs, services or initiatives that address unmet human needs through non-sectarian organizations or collective efforts of faith-based organizations that draw support from the community at large to meet a demonstrated community need, and that refrain from promoting a specific journey of faith.

Not funded:

- Medical research
- Multi-year grants
- Travel expenses
- Major capital projects

The Foundation will not knowingly support organizations whose programs or services are not open to all without discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, pregnancy, veteran status, military obligation, marital status, and any other personal characteristics protected by law.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Policies:

The Foundation’s competitive grant programs should not be considered a source of ongoing funding for any project or program.

Contact Information:

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

Register or login to the grant portal:
Under the heading “GRANT APPLICANT” select “AVAILABLE GRANTS” and look for the King’s Daughters and Sons application.

For questions, contact:
Jill Muthig, Donor Services & Scholarships Manager

Grant Coverage Areas:

Outagamie, Calumet, Shawano, Waupaca, and/or northern Winnebago Counties

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin