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Nonprofits invited to apply for Community Impact Grants - January 27 2016

OSHKOSH, WI - Nonprofit organizations can apply for Community Impact Grants from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation through Feb. 5.

Community Impact Grants support emerging needs in the community and help strengthen nonprofits. Eligible organizations serve residents of Winnebago, Waushara and Green Lake counties, and the city of Ripon.

The strongest proposals for funding meet the following criteria:
  • Efficiently use community resources, promote coordination, cooperation and sharing among organizations, and reduce the duplication of services.
  • Demonstrate new approaches and techniques for solving critical community issues that are based on best practices and evidence-based research.
  • Strengthen the internal functioning of an organization, expand its services or form partnerships to better meet its mission.
  • Are rooted in the organization's communications, strategic, programmatic or other plan.
  • Demonstrate that the work will continue after the grant period concludes without repeat Community Impact Grant funding.

  • Community Impact Grants are supported by generous donors who have entrusted the Foundation with using their charitable gifts to address emerging community needs.

    Apply online

    Questions can be directed to Amy Putzer, Director of Programs, at 920-426-3993, or by email at Amy@OshkoshAreaCF.org.

    The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization created by and for the people of Winnebago County, Waushara County, Green Lake County and Ripon. Through charitable giving, the Foundation strives to make our communities thrive. For more information, please call 920-426-3993.
     

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