Grant Application Form

 To apply, please submit completed application form below. If you have any questions, please call Amy Potter, Executive Director, at (507) 835-5990. Eligible organizations must be classified by the IRS as tax-exempt governmental bodies or non-profit organizations (501(c)3).

Over $300,000 Awarded Annually

 

Last year we awarded over $349,000 to local organizations to make the Waseca and surrounding areas better! Please take a look below to see if we can help fund your next Waseca project or initiative.

Grant Details

Focus Area
  • Provide grants for agencies that serve residents of Waseca County.
  • Provide grants for community development projects and programs, which are responsive to the changing community needs in promoting quality education, cultural, wellness, recreational, social service, environmental and civic opportunities.
Guidelines
  • Eligible organizations must be classified by the IRS as tax-exempt governmental bodies or nonprofit organizations (501(c) 3) and maintain adequate accounting procedures.
  • All grants are made in accordance with current regulations of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Pledges are made for one year at a time unless there are special circumstances.
  • The foundation in consultation with the Waseca Area Foundation Board reserves the right to shift its focus in response to the needs of the community.
  • Grant requests are due March 31st.
Exclusions
  • Religious or political organizations.
  • Capital campaigns.
  • Organizations less than a year old that do not have broad community support.
  • Health-related programs.
  • National or local fundraising campaigns, ticket sales, fundraising dinners or similar activities.
  • National foundations or general funds.
  • Travel, conferences or administrative costs, unless travel is a part of the cost to participate in educational competitions; e.g. Science Olympiad.
  • Individuals.
Evaluation
  • Extent to which the program meets the foundation’s guidelines and fits into focus areas.
  • Capacity of the requesting organizations to achieve the desired results.
  • Adequacy and availability of additional sources of funding for the proposed program. Matching assistance is desirable.
  • Likelihood of program success and sustenance.
  • Availability and quality of the applicant’s plan for evaluating the results of the program.
  • Potential impacts of the program on the citizens of the Waseca County area.
Focus Area
  • Provide grants for agencies that serve residents of Waseca County.
  • Provide grants for community development projects and programs, which are responsive to the changing community needs in promoting quality education, cultural, wellness, recreational, social service, environmental and civic opportunities.
Guidelines
  • New Richland Area Foundation Fund focuses its grant-making on organizations and programs that serve residents of the New Richland area.
  • Eligible organizations must be classified by the IRS as tax-exempt governmental bodies or non-profit organizations (501(c)3).
  • Grant Applications are due March 31st.
Exclusions
  • Religious or political organizations.
  • Capital campaigns.
  • Organizations less than a year old that do not have broad community support.
  • Health-related programs.
  • National or local fundraising campaigns, ticket sales, fundraising dinners or similar activities.
  • National foundations or general funds.
  • Travel, conferences or administrative costs, unless travel is a part of the cost to participate in educational competitions; e.g. Science Olympiad.
  • Individuals.
Evaluation
  • Extent to which the program meets the foundation’s guidelines and fits into focus areas.
  • Capacity of the requesting organizations to achieve the desired results.
  • Adequacy and availability of additional sources of funding for the proposed program. Matching assistance is desirable.
  • Likelihood of program success and sustenance.
  • Availability and quality of the applicant’s plan for evaluating the results of the program.
  • Potential impacts of the program on the citizens of the New Richland Area.
Focus Area
  • The E. F. Johnson Foundation concentrates about 60% of its budget on education, principally scholarships and programs for secondary (7-12) school students, which may include staff training for specialized technological curriculum.
  • The foundation’s secondary interest is human services and arts and cultural programs where it focuses about 40% of its budget.
  • The E. F. Johnson Foundation prefers to provide funds for programs rather than capital grants. Contributions intended for capital, endowments, contingencies, reserve purposes or deficit reduction are not generally favored.
Guidelines
  • Eligible organizations must be classified by the IRS as tax-exempt governmental bodies or nonprofit organizations (501(c) 3) and maintain adequate accounting procedures.
  • All grants are made in accordance with current regulations of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Pledges are made for one year at a time unless there are special circumstances.
  • The foundation in consultation with the Waseca Area Foundation Board reserves the right to shift its focus in response to the needs of the community.
  • Grant requests are due September 30th.
Exclusions
  • Religious or political organizations.
  • Capital campaigns.
  • Organizations less than a year old that do not have broad community support.
  • Health-related programs.
  • National or local fundraising campaigns, ticket sales, fundraising dinners or similar activities.
  • National foundations or general funds.
  • Travel, conferences or administrative costs, unless travel is a part of the cost to participate in educational competitions; e.g. Science Olympiad.
  • Individuals.
Evaluation
  • Extent to which the program meets the foundation’s guidelines and fits into focus areas.
  • Capacity of the requesting organizations to achieve the desired results.
  • Adequacy and availability of additional sources of funding for the proposed program. Matching assistance is desirable.
  • Likelihood of program success and sustenance.
  • Availability and quality of the applicant’s plan for evaluating the results of the program.
  • Potential impacts of the program on the citizens of the Waseca County area.
Focus Area
  • Provide grants for agencies that serve residents of Waseca County.
  • Provide grants for community development projects and programs, which are responsive to the changing community needs in promoting quality education, cultural, wellness, recreational, social service, environmental and civic opportunities.
Guidelines
  • Eligible organizations must be classified by the IRS as tax-exempt governmental bodies or nonprofit organizations (501(c) 3) and maintain adequate accounting procedures.
  • All grants are made in accordance with current regulations of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Pledges are made for one year at a time unless there are special circumstances.
  • The foundation in consultation with the Waseca Area Foundation Board reserves the right to shift its focus in response to the needs of the community.
  • Grant requests are due September 30th.
Exclusions
  • Religious or political organizations.
  • Capital campaigns.
  • Organizations less than a year old that do not have broad community support.
  • Health-related programs.
  • National or local fundraising campaigns, ticket sales, fundraising dinners or similar activities.
  • National foundations or general funds.
  • Travel, conferences or administrative costs, unless travel is a part of the cost to participate in educational competitions; e.g. Science Olympiad.
  • Individuals.
Evaluation
  • Extent to which the program meets the foundation’s guidelines and fits into focus areas.
  • Capacity of the requesting organizations to achieve the desired results.
  • Adequacy and availability of additional sources of funding for the proposed program. Matching assistance is desirable.
  • Likelihood of program success and sustenance.
  • Availability and quality of the applicant’s plan for evaluating the results of the program.
  • Potential impacts of the program on the citizens of the Janesville area.

Past Grant Recipients

Past Grant Recipients

New Richland Area Foundation
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Janesville Area Foundation
EFJohnson Foundation
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