GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation announced today that they are accepting grant proposals for the following grant programs: Funds for Greater Green Bay, Ashwaubenon Educational Foundation, and the R. Bruce & Alyce S. Kopseker Trust.
An independent, volunteer grants team reviews and evaluates applications submitted to these programs. The grants team makes recommendations to the Community Foundation’s board of directors for approval of all grants. Decisions will be announced this summer. Details and applications for the following programs are available online at www.ggbcf.org or by calling the Community Foundation at 920.432.0800.Funds for Greater Green Bay Grants: This granting program funds measurable strategies in order to make a positive impact on the quality of life for residents of Brown, Kewaunee, and Oconto counties and create a better future for our entire community. This grant program is a competitive granting process which is the Community Foundation’s most flexible venue for assisting non-profit organizations. It covers many areas of interests, including but not limited to arts and culture, education and learning, environment, health, human services, basic needs, neighborhoods and community. Innovative ideas that meet emerging needs and/or opportunities will be considered. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2012.Ashwaubenon Educational Foundation Grants: In the on-going tradition of the Ashwaubenon School District, this granting program supports the development and continuation of innovative opportunities to enhance student experiences in order to help them develop as model community and world citizens. This granting program is not meant to replace on-going public support of education, but funds opportunities, materials, and experiences that go beyond the School District budget. Grants will provide support in the areas of classroom, afterschool, and co-curricular programs, technology, teacher training and student enrichment opportunities. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2012.R. Bruce & Alyce S. Kopseker Trust Grants: This grant program serves the elderly community in Door County. Grants through this trust support projects that serve those over 60 years of age, who live primarily north of Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin, to help them remain healthy and independent in their homes. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2012.
The Community Foundation does not require, but promotes and encourages collaborations between non-profits to benefit the community and to create efficiencies, more effective solutions to problems, and greater impact for the local community.We encourage you to contact Lindsay Barber at the Community Foundation by phone at 920.432.0800 or by email at Lindsay@ggbcf.org to discuss your idea.
About the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation
Established in 1991, the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization that manages more than 500 funds, and distributes grants to between 400 and 500 non-profits each year. Community Foundation grants provide funding for programs and services that improve the quality of life in Northeast Wisconsin, supporting human services, education, arts and culture, the environment, and more. Our mission is to inspire and encourage charitable giving in Northeast Wisconsin by connecting people who care with solutions that strengthen our community. For more information, please visit our website: www.ggbcf.org.
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