skip mobile navigation
Aa Aa Aa
Here to Help

Director of Donor Services
Shelly Leadley


[email protected]

Brillion Area Community Endowment Fund

Grant Application

Families of Funds


The Brillion Area Community Endowment Fund provides support to nonprofits serving the Brillion community and its residents.  The Brillion Advisory Board and the Community Foundation determine the best ways to use the grant money to meet ongoing community needs. The grants are intended to preserve, strengthen and improve quality of life in the Brillion area.

What We Fund

  • Creative new activities or services: New programs, one-time projects, events, exhibits, studies or surveys.
  • Enhancement or strengthening of existing activities: Projects to enhance, expand or strengthen the range, quantity and/or quality of an organization's programs and services.
  • Small capital investments: Items that are directly related to program delivery or service to clients, such as a refrigerator for a food pantry or equipment to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

Range of Grantmaking: up to $1,500.

Deadline: July 31 at 4 p.m. In the event July 31 falls on a weekend, the deadline will be the following Monday at 4 p.m. Grant decisions are announced in the fall.

What We Don't Fund

  • General operating expenses not related to the proposed project.
  • Organizations that don't serve residents of the Brillion area.
  • Organizations or needs not eligible per the grant policies listed below.

To Apply

  1. Read our general grant policies.
  2. You are encouraged to call or email Shelly Leadley (920.702.7626) to talk about your request prior to submitting a grant application.
  3. Send Shelly a 1-2 page letter of inquiry which includes:
      • Need/project description
      • Overall cost of need/project
      • Amount requested from this fund
      • Basic budget that includes expenses and potential revenue


⇐ Back to the Brillion Area Family of Funds home page