Because of fundholders and donors, the Community Foundation distributes millions of dollars in grants to Chippewa County nonprofits and charities each year.

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Community Needs Grants

Each year, Community Needs Grants are awarded to charitable organizations serving Chippewa County. Grant funding supports: arts and culture, community development, education, environment and animal welfare, and health and human services.

Grants ranging between $500 to $6,500

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Northwestern Bank School Mini-Grants

Northwestern Bank awards mini-grants to Chippewa County 3rd through 8th grade educators to fund innovative learning and motivational activities or service learning projects for their students.

Grants up to $350

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Give Chippewa County

Give Chippewa County is a membership-driven giving circle that awards grants to local nonprofits while building an endowed fund with the Community Foundation of Chippewa County.

Grants ranging between $750 - $2,500

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Response-Recovery-Rebuild Grants

This fund is designated to serve in times of community-wide crisis. Granting was opened during the COVID-19 response and then reopened for the Stanley tornado community recovery response.

Grant applications are closed at this time. However, the fund does accept donations to grant during future local crisis.

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Current News

Competitive grant applications for Community Needs Grants open on August 26 - October 3, 2024.

Grantees are now required to return progress reports for grants awarded in fiscal year 2023-2024.

Grant Awards and Distributions

The Community Foundation of Chippewa County is valuable, and responsive and the grant-seeking process is efficient.

— Chris Maslonkowski, Board Member, Hope Village-Tiny Housing Alternatives Inc.

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