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Donor Services Manager
Kelly Hicks


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Brillion Area Community Endowment Fund

Grant Application

Families of Funds


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Our new grant portal is now open! 
All applicants must complete an online application in our new grant portal. See more details in the “To Apply” section near the bottom of this page. 

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: June 30 at 11:59 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. Go to our new Grant Portal landing page where you will find information on registration, new featuresFAQs, and helpful tutorials.  

  3. If you have questions, you are encouraged to call or email Kelly Hicks (920.702.7655) to talk about your request prior to submitting a grant application.

  4. Click here to read more news about our new Grant Portal and technology upgrades.

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