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Grants to Door County, Wisconsin Groups, Nonprofits,
Agencies, and Schools for Youth Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Door County Community Foundation - Door County Service Club Coalition

Deadline Date:

05/20/20 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Door County, Wisconsin youth groups and organizations, including those applying under the umbrella of a school, government agency, or nonprofit, for youth-serving projects. Funding is available for youth-driven programs as well as youth theatre activities.

Applications are invited from qualifying organizations for the following two youth grants:

Youth as Resources Grants:
To provide financial support to projects in which youth use their skills, talents, and abilities to serve or educate others.

Youth in Theatre Grants
To provide financial support to Door County theatrical productions in which youth play a significant role in its production and/or on-stage performance.

General Guidelines for Both Programs:
For applications submitted by high school and middle school age students, the application itself must be completed by the students. For younger children, an adult may complete the application in consultation with the youth. The idea is to ensure that the project is largely initiated by the youth themselves.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180884

Estimated Size of Grant:

Youth as Resources Grants:
Typical Grants: Average of $200. Maximum of $500, although exceptional projects may qualify for higher levels of funding.

Youth in Theatre Grants:
Typical Grants: Maximum of $500

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Youth as Resources Grants: Any youth group comprised primarily of residents of Door County, be it organized or informal, may apply.

Youth in Theatre Grants: Any charitable, educational, civic or youth group comprised primarily of residents of Door County be it organized or informal, may apply.

Faith based groups are welcome and encouraged to apply, but grant funds may not be used to advance any particular religious belief. No one may be denied participation in a project that is funded because they do not hold a particular religious belief.

Any equipment purchased as a part of the grant must be owned by a 501(c)(3) public charity or donated to one after the completion of the project.

Grant funds may be used to pay salaries, but only in unique circumstances which must be explained in the application.

Applicants that apply under the umbrella of a 501(c)(3) public charity, school or government agency will receive a check payable to the organization shortly after the grant is approved. Applicants that do not operate under the umbrella of a charity, school or government agency will be reimbursed for expenses after receipts and other documentation are presented as proof of actual expenditures.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Due Dates:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Your application must be received in the offices of the Door County Community Foundation by 4 p.m. on the application due dates noted above. Handwritten responses are acceptable.

As a part of the review process, at least one youth representative from your group is required to present your project idea to the approximately 7 Reviewers at a meeting in Sturgeon Bay on the corresponding Youth Presentation date noted. You will be informed of the location of the meeting and the specific time slot for your presentation shortly after you apply.

The Youth Presentation should not exceed 5 minutes and will be followed by questions. High school age students are expected to make their presentation without any assistance from an adult. Middle school age children may be prompted and assisted by an adult. Elementary school age children should be available to answer questions, but an adult may make the presentation.

Applicants will be informed of the final decision within 2 days after their Youth Presentation is made.

Youth Presentation to Service Club Coalition Reviewers:
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Only one application per youth group will be accepted in each grant cycle. However, a charity may have several different youth groups which apply under the auspices of the same charity so long as different children are involved in each of the youth groups.

Contact Information:

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

Email applications to:
applications@givedoorcounty.org

Mail your completed application form to:
Door County Community Foundation
P.O. Box 802
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

It also may be delivered by hand to:
Door County Community Foundation
342 Louisiana St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Christine Henkel of the Door County Community Foundation is available to answer questions and help guide you through the application process.
Phone: 920-746-1786
Email: christine@givedoorcounty.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Door County

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