Wisconsin Public Service Foundation: Local Community Grant Program
Wisconsin Public Service
Grant amount: Up to US $1,000
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program, Capital Project
Location of project: Menominee County, Michigan, Counties in Wisconsin: Brown County, Calumet County, Clark County, Door County, Florence County, Fond du Lac County, Forest County, Iron County, Kewaunee County, Langlade County, Lincoln County, Manitowoc County, Marathon County, Marinette County, Oconto County, Oneida County, Outagamie County, Portage County, Shawano County, Vilas County, Waupaca County, Waushara County, Winnebago County Expand all
Location of residency: Menominee County, Michigan, Counties in Wisconsin: Brown County, Calumet County, Clark County, Door County, Florence County, Fond du Lac County, Forest County, Iron County, Kewaunee County, Langlade County, Lincoln County, Manitowoc County, Marathon County, Marinette County, Oconto County, Oneida County, Outagamie County, Portage County, Shawano County, Vilas County, Waupaca County, Waushara County, Winnebago County Expand allView website Save Need help writing this grant?
- Arts & Culture: Arts and culture add to the richness of life in our communities. Foundation support projects that promote diversity and make the arts accessible to all people, including theater, dance, music, drama and museums.
- Community & Neighborhood Development: Communities become stronger when neighbors work together. Foundation support nonprofit organizations dedicated to community improvement.
- Education: Life-long learning helps ensure a strong future for our communities and their economies. Foundation support programs that complement our company's educational programs and philosophies, including opportunities for minorities and women. Foundation support programs where businesses and educational institutions partner, provide career planning and mentor youth.
- Environment: As a company, the Foundation protect and encourage the wise use of natural resources. Foundation also support others' efforts for the betterment of fish and wildlife, water and air quality, forests, energy efficiency, renewable energy and recycling.
- Human Services & Health: The physical and emotional well-being of everyone in our communities is a measure of the health of the communities. Foundation support programs that serve limited-income, senior and handicapped individuals. And Foundation support programs emphasizing wellness.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Eligible Applicants are 501c3 nonprofit organizations.
- Funding Focus: Advertising, corporate tables or special events.
- In making charitable contributions, WPS gives priority to organizations that:
- Located within or provide significant benefit to communities served by WPS
- Are judged effective by the community
- Increase public awareness of important issues
- Promote volunteerism
- Cooperate, rather than compete, with similar organizations, and strive to minimize duplication of services
- Hold nonprofit status
- We Do Not Fund
- Churches and other religious organizations
- Political organizations
- Organizations that discriminate for any reason, including race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or sexual orientation
- National and international organizations that operate outside the area we serve and whose funds are not used locally
- Post-secondary scholarships other than those provided through our scholarship program
- Free natural gas or electric service, moving of poles or utility-related construction
- Public and private schools K-12
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