ALL THE PAPERWORK TO APPLY FOR A GRANT MUST BE MAILED TO THE FOUNDATION PRIOR TO NOvember 1, 2021.
Cover Letter Should Include:
Description of your group, the address and formal name of the project
Program / project activities as they pertain to the needs of the community and how they benefit to the community where they are located
Number of people served by the project
The dollar amount for the project, ie: construction or remodleing costs, a specific equipment purchase, staff salaries
A list of other attempts at fundraising
Current annual operating budget or one proposed
Most recent IRS determination letter indicating the organizations 501(c)(3) tax exempt status
List of names of other organizations that have pledged funds to the project, and any who have been contacted
Contact person, phone number, and mailing address
The Walter Alexander Foundation, Inc. does not award grants to individuals
The Foundation funds projects in Marathon County, Portage County and the Fox Valley. Other requests are looked at on a case by case basis
Paper copies of grant requests are preferred and should be mailed to the business address. Save yourself some paper and send us just one or two copies of your request. If we need more we'll contact you. Also, the basic information listed above will get the same attention as a lengthy request with a lot of supporting information. If we have questions, our staff or a board member will contact you. Remember, list a persons name on the request who can answer questions about your project.