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Merrill Area Community Foundation Grant

Grants to Wisconsin Nonprofits for Arts, Social Services,
Health, and Education Programs in the Merrill Area

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin (CFONCW) - Merrill Area Community Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/01/18 5:00 PM


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Grants to Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit residents of the Merrill area. Programs may fall in the areas of social services, the arts, health, economic development, education, and the preservation of historical and cultural resources.

The vision of The Merrill Area Community Foundation is to be “The recognized leader in supporting innovative programs and projects that improve the well-being and prosperity of Merrill.” With that in mind, when reviewing grants, the Board will be looking for proposals that:
- Promote collaboration and reduce the duplication of services
- Strengthen the community’s ability to respond more effectively to evolving needs
- Help people to help themselves
- Build upon the cultural and economic strengths of the community
- Explore new opportunities in helping the community adapt to a rapidly changing world

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184291

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Consideration is given primarily to those organizations that are tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.

The Merrill Area Community Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, familial status, handicap, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, lawful source of income, national origin, or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law. To be eligible for funding, grant applicants are expected to adhere to these same standards.

The Merrill Area Community Foundation does not generally award grants from the fund for:
- Annual campaigns
- Debt retirement
- Direct support of individuals
- Operating losses
- Endowments
- Lobbying
- Operating expenses
- Sectarian causes

Pre-Application Information:

Grant seekers are encouraged to discuss their ideas with a Foundation board member regarding their project ideas before submitting an electronic application.

Electronic applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the first business day in the months of January, April, July, and October to be considered in that grant cycle.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Renea Frederick, Board President

Dawn Schroder-Silvela, Board Secretary

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Wisconsin: Merrill area