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Presentation about the Foundation and our Grant Making – August 2016

On August 18, the Kenosha Community Foundation held a public meeting at the Kenosha Public Library’s Southwest Branch to answer the questions that we receive about how we operate and make grants.

About 30 grantees (past, present, and potential) and a few donors joined us at the 30-40 minute discussion that included a brief presentation (see below) along with a question and answer session led by Executive Director Robert Schneider and volunteers from the Foundation’s various

August 2016 Presentation

If you missed the session, click HERE to view a PDF of the presentation that covered: what a community foundation and its three functions are, how charitable funds work, the Foundation’s charitable funds that make grants, our grant review process, and the new 2017 grant making schedule.

REMINDER
The Kenosha Community Foundation is now accepting applications from local not-for-profit organizations for 2017 grants from four of the funds we manage:

OMC Legacy Fund
LaFave Family Fund
Women’s Fund
Kenosha Arts Fund

Click here for the 2017 Grant Application (PDF version).
(Click here for the Word version.)

Applications must be received by the Foundation no later than 4 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016.