Grants may be made for the following charitable purposes:
No grants are made to or for:
Requests from public school systems must come from the superintendent's office. If the request is for an individual school, it must be for a pilot project that, if successful, would be duplicated in other schools in the system.
Requests from large organizations with many branches or departments (e.g. colleges, universities, the YMCA and public libraries) must come through the development or president's office and have the approval of the head of that office.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
The Walker Area Community Foundation has limited funds with which to make grants since the request for qualified grants greatly exceeds the grant funds available.
Applicants will not be funded on an ongoing annual basis unless the terms of the grant specifically provide for multi-year funding.
In order to make the greatest impact with the funds available, we prefer requests that address a critical community need.
Ordinarily, we do not make grants for:
The requesting organization should:
We prefer requests for partial funding of projects rather than full support. Because we cannot provide ongoing support, plans for future funding are critical. We believe that sound and realistic financial planning must underlie any request.
FREQUENCY OF APPLICATION