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Basic Needs Giving Partnership (BNGP) Regional Collaborative Grant

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for
Collaborative Projects Addressing Poverty

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater Green Bay Community Foundation (GGBCF), Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region and Oshkosh Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/15/19

Description:

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Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for collaborative initiatives addressing root causes of poverty. Applicants must contact the appropriate representative prior to applying. Funding will support projects and programs within the service areas of multiple foundations across the state.

Projects must serve residents in two or more service areas of the following community foundations: the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, or the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.

The complexity of the project will benefit from each organization’s particular expertise or provided services, or will enable more effective and efficient delivery of the program or services than individual organizations working alone or separately.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 178394

Estimated Size of Grant:

Groups may request up to $100,000 per year.

Term of Contract:

Grants may be requested for up to three years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The lead agency must be a 501(c)(3) or other public charity.

Granting programs generally do not fund:

- Annual appeals, capital campaigns or other fundraising activities or events.
- Religious activities or programs that serve, or appear to serve, specific religious organizations, groups or denominations.
- Individuals
- Endowments
- Debt retirement, deficit financing, reduction of an operating deficit or replenishment of resources used to pay for such purposes.
- Lobbying or legislative activities
- Capital improvement requests
- Programming or expenses occurring before the grant is awarded.
- Efforts substantially serving people outside of Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties. The Kopseker Trust is an exception.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is February 15.

Any group considering a regional grant application must first contact the Community Foundation representative in the service area of the lead organization's home office.

Collaborative groups must submit an application to the Community Foundation in the service area of the lead organization.

Selected applicants will be invited to submit additional information and to interview with grants team members of the service areas.

The regional grants team will make recommendations to the Community Foundation Board of Directors by mid-June for approval.

More information about Greater Green Bay Community Foundation’s service area may be found here:
https://www.ggbcf.org/About/About-GGBCF

More information about Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region’s service area may be found here: https://www.cffoxvalley.org/who-we-are/about/

More information about Oshkosh Area Community Foundation’s service area may be found here: http://www.oshkoshareacf.org

More information about grants may be found here: https://www.ggbcf.org/-Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Grants-Program

FAQs: https://www.ggbcf.org/-Grant-Scholarship-Seekers/Grantee-Resources#80547-what-criteria-do-you-use-to-evaluate-proposals-

Contact Information:

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

Contact the Community Foundation representative in the service area of the lead organization’s home office.

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
Amber Paluch
920.432.0800
amberpaluch@ggbcf.org

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region
Lynn Peters
920.830.1290
lpeters@cffoxvalley.org

Oshkosh Area Community Foundation
Cheryl Fowler
920.426.3993
cheryl@oshkoshareacf.org

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
320 N. Broadway Street, Suite 260
Green Bay, WI 54303
P: (920) 432-0800
F: (920) 432-5577
E: ggbcf@ggbcf.org

Grant Coverage Areas:

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation includes Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto Counties in its service area and also supports work in counties north of the greater Green Bay area.

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region focuses its work in Calumet, Outagamie, Shawano and Waupaca counties and the Neenah-Menasha area of Winnebago county.

Oshkosh Area Community Foundation serves Winnebago County, Waushara County, Green Lake County, and Ripon.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Service areas of Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, or the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation