West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund Grants

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next anticipated deadline: Apr 27, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Sep 21, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Washington County, Wisconsin

Location of residency: Washington County, Wisconsin

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West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund

Like many businesses, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company generously supports charitable organizations and causes in its hometown. In the greater West Bend area, that happens through the company’s West Bend Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Fund, which specifically supports the arts, children and families, the environment and the community.



Grantmaking priorities


The Fund awards grants for new programs, capital projects or operating support. Multiple-year projects may be made for capital projects or projects requiring several years of development.

Priority is given, but not limited, to applications in the following areas:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Education 
  • Family, Youth, and Elderly
  • Health and Human Services
  • Community Development
  • Historic Preservation

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

Eligibility:

  • The Fund primarily awards grants to nonprofit organizations within the greater West Bend area or otherwise serving residents of the greater West Bend area.
  • Grants are made only to nonprofit organizations exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Ineligibility:

  • The Fund does not ordinarily support:
    • Sectarian religious purposes 
    • Debt reduction
    • Governmental entities
    • Endowments
    • Campaigns to elect candidates
    • Third party reimbursements
    • Individuals
  • In addition, the Fund will normally not consider standard project applications that have been previously declined, unless expressly permitted by the Fund’s advisors.