Mission Statement:

To provide coordination, leadership, and resources to assist in the development of services / programs, which address the changing needs of the community and to monitor such programs for the benefit of the Baldwin-Woodville Community.

Grant Guidelines and Requirements
Go to Grant Application Form

After review of all applications, the Board, at its sole discretion, will make the final determination of grants based upon funding availability and the impact of the project and/or organization on the community. All applicants will be notified of the status of their application following the Board decision.

Who May Apply

The Baldwin-Woodville Area Community Foundation will consider grant applications from units of government, the Baldwin-Woodville School District, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that benefit the Baldwin-Woodville community.

How to Apply

  • Applicants interested in submitting a proposal to the BWACF should complete the online Grant Application Form.
  • If you choose, you may mail a print out of the application. Send completed and signed form to:
    BWACF Grant Application
    PO BOX 352
    Baldwin WI 54002
  • Submitting additional materials is discouraged.
  • All applications must be submitted or postmarked by March 15th.

Funding Priorities

Grant applications are considered on the basis of how well they help the BWACF fulfill its mission within the Baldwin-Woodville community.

The BWACF looks favorably upon projects benefiting areas in health care, welfare, education, recreation and the arts:
  • that respond to overall community needs and priorities.
  • that do not duplicate existing services.
  • that make a meaningful difference in meeting a need in the community.
  • that build upon the strengths of the community.
  • that meet the charitable needs of an emergency.
  • that fulfill unmet needs within the community.
The BWACF does not generally fund:
  • Endowment or annual campaigns
  • Debt retirement or deficit financing
  • Direct support of individuals
  • Individual or group travel
  • Political organizations or campaigns
  • Sectarian causes
  • Routine operating expenses

Other Funds

  • Additional funding awards may be provided through Donor Designated Funds. Since the use of these funds are designated by the donor, these awards may be made outside the realm of the general grant application process.
  • The Baldwin-Woodville Area Community Foundation provides an annual educational scholarship to a graduating Baldwin-Woodville High School senior. Graduating seniors may apply for a BWACF scholarship by following the information provided on the BWACF website.

Application Deadline

The Baldwin-Woodville Area Community Foundation reviews general grant applications once per year.

Application forms are available January 15 and are due by March 15

Funding Decisions will be made at the March meeting.

For more information on the BWACF email us at bwcommunityfoundation@gmail.com