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   ALL THE PAPERWORK TO APPLY FOR A GRANT MUST BE MAILED TO THE FOUNDATION PRIOR TO august 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

Guidelines:

  • 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.
  • General email correspondence should be directed to: info@walteralexanderfoundation.org