Founded in 1926 as a tax-exempt public charity, we are a collection of endowed and donor-advised philanthropic funds established by individuals, families, organizations, and companies.

We accept gifts of any size to advance civic, cultural, educational, health, and welfare organizations and initiatives in Kenosha County.

From these charitable funds, we distribute grants, scholarships and sponsorships and proudly #GiveLocalKenosha.

Our Mission:
Helping people to enhance the present and insure the future of the Kenosha Community.

Now Available from the Foundation

2019 Scholarship Applications

Kenosha area students can now apply for the following scholarships:

  • Click on this link for the Herman and Virginia Gundlach Scholarships for high school seniors who are currently attending Kenosha County’s eight public high schools.
  • Click on this link for the Tremper High School Class of 1971 Scholarships, specifically for seniors at Tremper High School.
  • Click on this link for the Mary D. Bradford High School Class of ’61 Scholarships, specifically for seniors at Bradford High School.
  • Click on this link for the Mahone Fund Scholarships for Kenosha Unified School District High Schools, Christian Life, and St. Joseph Catholic Academy High School.
  • 2019 Unrestricted Funds Grant Applications

    Kenosha area not-for-profit organizations can now apply for grants from the Foundation’s family of Unrestricted Funds.

    Click on this link for the 2019 Unrestricted Funds Grant Applications.

    On display in Kenosha’s downtown and harborside

    Presented by the Foundation’s Kenosha Arts Fund.

    Click here to take a virtual tour of the 2017-2019 exhibition.

    Accepting submissions through April 5, 2019

    Accepting applications for 2019-2012 Sculpture Walk-HarborPark
    Click on the image above for information on how to make a submission.