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An Overview of 2020 Competitive Grant Awards

In 2020, through six competitive grantmaking programs, the Foundation awarded over $108,000 to organizations that serve Kenosha County residents.

The Foundation’s 2020 Competitive Grant Awards

In January, the Foundation awarded grants totaling $49,704 to non-profit organizations and projects that serve Kenosha County residents from four of its Field of Interest Funds charitable funds – the LaFave Family Fund, the OMC Legacy Fund, Women’s Fund, and the Kenosha Arts Fund.

Click here to learn more about 2020 Field of Interest Fund grant awards.


In March, the Foundation awarded $3,000 ($1,000 each) to Hawthorne Hollow (through the Hyslop Foundation), the Kenosha Public Library, and the Center for Collaborative Research from the newest competitive grant making program – Creativity by Kids* (CBK) Small Grant program. (*Of all ages.)

In addition to the three CBK grants, thanks to a group of generous donors, a fourth grant program applicant, Lemon Street Gallery and ArtSpace, received a $1,000 gift.

Click here to learn more about the 2020 CBK Small Grant program grant awards.


In June, the Foundation awarded grants totaling $55,960 to 12 Kenosha County not-for-profit organizations and projects from the income earned by the Foundation’s pool of Unrestricted Endowment Funds.

Click here to learn more about the 2020 Unrestricted Funds grant awards.

Change in the Foundation’s Executive Leadership

From the Kenosha News – July 5, 2020