Foundation / Corporation
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners - New Ulm Area Foundation
Grants to New Ulm, Minnesota nonprofit organizations and agencies for programs located within the boundaries of the local school district that are related to one or more of the Foundation's four pillars of focus. The four pillars are historic preservation, education, economic development, and the arts.
GrantWatch ID#: 159244
Grants are restricted to nonprofit organizations which have a 501(c)(3) tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service and to government agencies.
Projects or programs must serve the residents in the New Ulm and surrounding area within School District #88.
Projects developed in consultation with other agencies and planning groups, and those which promote coordination and sharing among organizations and the elimination of duplicated services.
The Foundation operates without discrimination as to race, age, religion, sex, or national origin in the consideration of grant requests, and will award grants only to agencies and organizations which do not discriminate as to race, age, religion, sex, or national origin.
The New Ulm Area Foundation considers the following for the use of grant funds:
1. Match for other grants.
2. Match for fund raised or to be raised from other sources.
3. Dedicated to planning.
4. Staff and volunteer training and enhanced public awareness
Projects not Considered by the New Ulm Area Foundation:
A. Grants are not usually made to support operating expenses of well-established organizations or in response to annual fund drives. On occasion, the Foundation may provide such support on a short-term basis when it is critical to the survival of a key agency or program which has been placed in jeopardy by changes in funding patterns.
B. Capital purchases will only be granted if they are exceptional or unique applications or are deemed necessary for a program of the organization.
C. Grants are not usually made to establish or to add to endowment funds.
D. Grants will not ordinarily be made for the general use of churches or for sectarian religious purposes.
E. Grants are not made to individuals.
The New Ulm Area Foundation’s Grants are awarded twice each year. Applications are accepted in Spring and Fall, to make grant awards in June and November. The application deadlines are as follows:
Spring Grants: Application due date March 15.
Fall Grants: Application due date August 15.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions, contact:
USA: Minnesota: New Ulm and surrounding area within School District #88