CFDC Grant Application

The Community Foundation of Dunn County offers two competitive grant cycles;  February 1 and August 1 each year.
To apply for grant funding, please download the application below, complete, and submit no sooner than 4 weeks prior to the scheduled deadline.  Requirements may change, so please read the full application before completing.  If you encounter any problems, please contact Samantha Phillipps, Grants & Services Manager at the Foundation at 715-232-8019 or email
Along with a completed Grant Application Form, the following Supplemental Materials are also required:
  • IRS determination letter of tax exempt status as defined under 501(c)(3) of IRC. Governmental agencies/school districts must include a cover letter from chief executive officer. Under certain circumstances grants are awarded to religious organizations; applicants must provide documentation that the applicant is a qualified religious organization.
  • List of current board members.
  • Organizational policy or statement of practice about inclusivity or anti-discrimination
  • Letters of Support are required if another organization or individual is integral to the purchase or use of the program and/or is a fiscal sponsor

Required Financial Information

  • Organizational budget with projected revenues and expenses for current year.
  • Audited financial statement (if available) for current year
  • Proof of current IRS 990 filing.
  • Income statements from last two years showing actual income and budgeted expenses.
  • Balance sheets from last two years showing assets and liabilities.

Where to Send Requests:


Mail: The Community Foundation of Dunn County, PO Box 498, Menomonie, WI 54751

Applications must be in our office by 4pm or postmarked by the due date.  Follow the link below to download the application form:

Grant Application Form

Grant Reporting

If you receive a grant, a written report must be submitted to the Foundation within one calendar year after the payment of the grant, that describes the activities carried out and if the goals have been met.  Please follow the link below to complete the Grant Final Report Form and submit to the Community Foundation.  The form allows you to save your work and continue later.  You will be emailed a copy of your completed grant report upon submission.  Contact the Foundation with questions:

Grant Report Form BUTTON

Grant Training

Two Grant Information Sessions are offered each year, one in January and one in July. We encourage you to discuss your potential program with the Foundation staff prior to the deadline to ensure your questions are answered.

Click here for details on the January 2018 training.