Community Needs
Grant Application

Proposals must be received before 4:00 PM Thursday, October 5, 2023. Proposals received after this deadline, will not be considered for funding. Grants will be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations or to public charities as defined in section 170(b)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) that will be used for charitable purposes to benefit citizens of Chippewa County.

Grant Information




Contact Information

Organization Information



Has your organization been awarded and received a Community Needs grant through the Community Foundation of Chippewa County in the past 3 years? If yes, provide grant info below:
Has this request been submitted to other local funding sources or received any funding as of this application? If yes, explain.
Has the organization's governing body approved a policy which states that your organization does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, political affiliation, military service, physical or mental ability, or any other improper criterion? If no, explain.

Grant Proposal Narrative

Organizational Information (Limit of 250 words):
Please separate each response with the correlating number.

  • Provide a brief description of the organization's mission, goals, programs, and major accomplishments
  • Describe the population served (including total number) and geographic/demographic and socio/economic characteristics of those served in our community.
  • How does the project relate to the mission of the organization?
  • Who will benefit from the project and what geographic area is being served?
  • How will your organization carry out the project? Do you have a timeline?
  • Number of paid staff and volunteers involved in the project.
  • How will this grant increase the organization's capacity and/or access to the services it provides?
  • How will these proposed project goals and objectives be evaluated?

Grant Project Budget Summary (Limit of 300 words):
Please separate each response with the correlating number.

Please attach a document or pdf of a detailed line item budget of your proposed grant project including all anticipated income for the project. This should include: pending and approved income, and all anticipated expenses for the project. Please also identify which expenses would specifically be covered by this grant request.

  • Computer = $200
  • Wireless Mouse = $30
  • Notebook = 40 x $1.25/each = $50

Grant total: $280

Required Attachments

You are requesting grants of $2,500 or more, please submit the following attachments.

Community Needs Grants: Funds Available

Our Field of Interest and Unrestricted Funds are used to support the Community Needs Grant for which you are applying. Please note grant awards generally range from $500 - $6,500 each.

Below is a list of the Field of Interest funds. If you see one that is relevant to your grant proposal, we encourage you to indicate by checking the fund. Doing so does not guarantee funding, but it may give your proposal extra consideration in the final decision making process.

Arts and Culture

Community Development


Environment & Animal Welfare

Health & Human Services

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