All Proposals must demonstrate a benefit within Lac qui Parle County
Proposals must be summited to local applicants, should avoid duplication of efforts and have clearly stated goals and outcomes
Partnerships and new projects are encouraged.
Grants generally range between $500 and $2000
MCF will consider funding up to 50% of a project. The remaining 50% must be provided through other sources, including "in-kind"
Areas of Interest
Arts, Community Improvement, Education, Health,
Leadership Development, Youth Development
Capital, Conferences, Curriculum Development, Exhibitions, Performances, Publications, Program Development, Start-up Funds
Who may apply:
- 501c3 Organizations
- Unit of Government
- Public agency
- Applicants that are not "tax exempt"
must apply through a suitable fiscal host
The Madison Community Foundation generally will not make grants for : Religious activities, Political activities, for profit endeavors, operating expenses, debt retirement, ongoing grants, administrative budgets, programs or services mandated by law, national fundraising campaigns, raffles, endoment drives and scholarships
How to Apply
To apply for a general Community Foundation Grant, click the "On-Line Application" Button and you will find a form called "Affiliate Grant Application"
If you would like a "hard-copy" form, please contact one of our Advisory Board Members.