Grant Application

Deadlines for Submission of Applications Are:

  • April 1st and October 1st

Who may apply:

  • Applicants must be not-for-profit, tax exempt and serve a public purpose.

Purposes for which funds may be requested:

  • Projects should be for educational, cultural, charitable or benevolent purposes that will benefit and improve the Jefferson School District community.
  • Projects should be creative, innovative and address community needs.
  • Projects are expected to be accomplished within a specific period of time, generally not more than one year.

The Foundation typically DOES NOT award grants:

  • To support operating or on-going expenses of organizations
  • To pay wages or salaries
  • In response to annual drives, to eliminate previously incurred deficits or expenses or for debt retirement
  • To endowment funds
  • For sectarian purposes
  • To individuals, other than through awards or pre-established scholarship funds
  • For lobbying, partisan political purposes or campaigns

Note: The grant request application must be approved and signed by a supervisor, when applicable.  For example, a request involving the School District or its students must be approved by a building principal or the District Administrator.  Requests from city departments must be approved and signed by the City Administrator.

Complete the Google Form Grant Application

Upload your supporting and financial documents

Application may also be printed and mailed to:
Jefferson Community Foundation
P.O. Box 81
Jefferson, WI 53549General Fund Grant Application