The Community Grant Program is closed for 2020. The grants committee and Board of Directors will evaluate the needs of the non-profit community to determine the best priorities for 2021 Community Grant program. More information will be available after November.
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.
Community Grants Overview from 2020:
- Cycle 1 was due March 1, 2020
- Cycle 2 was due August 1, 2020 and priorities focused on impacts of COVID-19
- Maximum grant award was $10,000 with a total of $94,000 available in 2020
These grants are very 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.