Cycle 2 grant applications were due on August 1, 2022.
2022 Cycle 2 Community Grants
An important part of the Winona Community Foundation’s mission is realized though awarding community grants to meet the ever-changing needs of the community through a competitive process. By doing so, a variety of interests are supported with the goal of helping local charities make a difference in the Winona area. Our community grants for nonprofits are broad and inclusive to meet the current community needs in the Winona area.
These grants are competitive, so be sure to read information thoroughly prior to calling staff to review your project idea. After reviewing this information, if you don’t find the information needed or questions remain, Foundation staff will be pleased to assist you further as well as provide technical assistance with the application process.
Community Grants Overview for 2022:
- Cycle 2 is due August 1, 2022
- Maximum grant award is $10,000
- Nonprofits that received funding in 2021 are eligible to apply. However, your grant project and report needs to be completed and submitted with the Foundation. Your eligibility for this cycle will be removed if your grant project and report have not been submitted.
- All applicants must discuss their grant proposal with Nancy Brown, President/CEO, prior to submission.
- Who can apply: charitable organizations with a 501c3, government agencies or organizations with a fiscal agent agreement with 501c3 organization, operating within the Winona area for at least one year.
- Winona area is defined as within the City of Winona and a fifteen-mile radius from Winona. This includes Wisconsin and programs that have operations in Winona but may have headquarters elsewhere.
- If you received a grant in 2020 or 2021 from the Winona Community Foundation, a grant report is required before applying for this grant cycle. Contact Nancy Brown for more information.
Cycle 2 2022 WCF Grant Focus:
- We will accept applications that focus on the programming, projects and operations that address greatest needs of the community. Funding priorities include but are not limited to:
- Health or Human Services
- Arts or Culture
- For additional eligibility questions or concerns, please see FAQs below.