Community Foundation of Dunn County announces grant deadline

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Community Foundation of Dunn County is now accepting grant applications from area nonprofits, government organizations and community groups seeking support for 2018 programs or projects that benefit Dunn County. Eligible areas of interest include the arts, culture, health, heritage, the environment, recreation, education, basic human needs and other civic initiatives.

Community Impact Grants allow organizations in Dunn County to meet critical needs and opportunities, while setting measurable objectives to demonstrate impact. Grants are made possible by CFDC funds created by local families, philanthropists, corporations and private foundations for the charitable investment in the community, which include: The Elizabeth Fenton Fund for Health, the Clarence Heckle Fund, the Healthy Futures Fund, and the Common Good Fund. Any organization that serves the Dunn County area should consider applying.

Two competitive granting cycles are offered each year, with deadlines on Feb. 1, 2018 and Aug. 1, 2018 by 4 p.m. Typical award amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000. Interested applicants are encouraged to read the Foundation’s grant guidelines to ensure the proposal meets the current granting policies. Full details and forms can be found on the Community Foundation website at

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