Grants Programs

Crime Prevention Foundation

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The Crime Prevention Foundation increases public awareness of and provides financial assistance to crime prevention programs in Brown County. Financial support is given to existing programs and for the implementation of new crime prevention programs. 

For a crime to occur, these three elements are necessary:

  • DESIRE to commit the crime
  • ABILITY to commit the crime
  • OPPORTUNITY to commit the crime

A successful crime prevention program must aim to reduce or impact at least one of these three elements.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must meet the following:

  • Be a nonprofit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation by the Internal Revenue Service or a governmental body, such as a school or municipality operating in Brown County
  • Conduct business without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, marital status, disability or national origin

WHAT WE DO NOT FUND

  • Annual appeals, capital campaigns or other fundraising activities or events
  • Religious activities or programs that serve, or appear to serve, specific religious organizations, groups, denominations, or beliefs
  • Individuals
  • Endowments
  • Debt retirement, debt financing, reduction of an operating deficit or replenishment of resources used to pay for such purposes
  • Lobbying or legislative activities
  • Capital improvements
  • Programming or expenses occurring before the grant is awarded
  • Efforts substantially serving people outside of Brown, Kewaunee and Oconto counties

GRANT AWARDS

Typically up to $3,000.  View past recipients. 

APPLY FOR A GRANT

To submit a grant request, apply online. Review the online application questions and requirements, which include this budget form.

DEADLINE

June 30

Decisions will be announced within 8 – 10 weeks of the application deadline.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Amber Paluch, Sr. Vice President of Community Impact, prior to completing an application.

FINAL REPORT

Grant recipients will be required to complete a brief follow-up report at the end of the project or grant period.