The Greater Sauk Community Foundation invites grant applications from area nonprofits for its spring competitive grant cycle. Applications must be postmarked or received by March 1, 2017. The total amount available for the spring grants is $4,700, and individual grants usually range from $250 to $1,000. Complete grant guidelines and application form are available on the Foundation’s website at www.greatersauk.org.
The Foundation is looking for innovative ideas that:
- propose practical solutions for a current community need
- promote cooperation and collaboration in creating positive change
- encourage volunteer involvement
- strengthen an organization’s effectiveness and stability
- address prevention as well as intervention
Areas of special interest include youth, education, the arts, health and human services, and the preservation of historical, cultural, and natural resources.
Applications are welcome from the following counties: Adams, Columbia, Iowa, Juneau, Richland, Sauk, and Vernon.
The Greater Sauk Community Foundation is a tax-exempt public charity established in 1998 to serve the philanthropic needs of Sauk and six contiguous counties, encouraging local donors to establish charitable funds to address local needs. Now celebrating its 20th year, the Foundation has distributed more than $2 million in grants to local nonprofits since it was established.