Oconomowoc Area Foundation Grants

Oconomowoc Area Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: May 18, 2020

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Location of residency: United States

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Oconomowoc Area Foundation Grants

The Oconomowoc Area Foundation supports programs for children and youth, human services, arts and culture, conservation and economic development within the city of Oconomowoc or otherwise serving Oconomowoc residents. It is intended that grants be used to encourage the development of new programs or program expansions rather than as budget contributions to sustain the existing level of service.

The priorities for support from the Fund are:
  • Programs for children and youth, particularly teens;
  • Services to the elderly, particularly those with limited access to community services;
  • Arts and cultural programs;
  • Programs providing support services for persons facing life-threatening conditions or for the families of such persons;
  • Programs that preserve the environment through reduction of pollution, conservation or restoration of natural areas, education or protection of wildlife;
  • Economic development.

Applying for grants from the Oconomowoc Area Foundation does not in any way disqualify charitable organizations for applying for other Greater Milwaukee Foundation grants.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The OAF makes grants to an area which consists of the Oconomowoc Area School District, but also Wales, Dousman, Ottawa and Nashotah.
    • It is not necessary that the organization be physically located within these communities, but that it be able to demonstrate that it is providing services to the residents of these communities.
  • Grants will principally be made only to nonprofit organizations which have been awarded tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Public and private schools are eligible for grants.
    • In both cases grants will be made for programs or resources that enhance educational outcomes.
    • In addition, private schools should demonstrate that through tuition assistance, or other means, they serve lower-income families. 
  • Municipal government agencies may also receive grants.
    • Grants will be made for projects that go beyond the core, tax-supported services required to meet the government agency’s public purpose.


  • Grants will not for the ongoing support of staff or operating expenses.