Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund

Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund
  • Since its founding, the Blanchardville/Hollandale Fund has awarded nearly $73,000 in community grants.

Get To Know Us

The Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund is a permanent endowment created in 2007 to provide support for the people of Hollandale, Blanchardville, and the surrounding area. Each year the Fund gives back a portion of its earnings in the form of grants to qualified organizations serving the community.

The B/HAF is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

Family of Funds within the BHAF:

  • B/HAF Fine Arts Fund
  • Pecatonica Area Food Pantry Fund

Learn About Our Grants

Once per year the advisory board awards grants to non-profit organizations, the local school district, and/or local government agencies providing charitable programs or projects serving the good of the community. Grants are presented at a ceremony in May.

Check Out Our Impact: Grant Awards

  • Blanchardville Community Pride, Inc. for:
    • River Front Swing Project ($400)
    • Bridge Banner ($375)
  • Seniors United for Nutrition Electric Insulated Bags for Home Delivered Meals ($900)
  • Village of Hollandale Village Park and Village Hall Projects ($1,500)
  • Hollandale First Responders for HFR Pager Upgrade ($2,000)
  • Village of Blanchardville for:
    • Village Hall Improvements ($1,000)
    • EMS Inventory Storage ($700)
    • Campground & Pool Sign Improvements ($500)
    • Electronic Amplified Stethoscope ($500)
    • Lifeguard Training ($758)
  • Pecatonica Educational Charitable Foundation for Grandview Summer Academy ($1,500)
  • Pecatonica Area School District for:
    • Life Science Digital Microscope Cameras ($750)
    • Art Room Drying Rack for Paintings & Other Stuff ($1,000)
    • Vikings Walking Club ($500)
    • Flexible Seating Project ($800)
    • Garden Shed Replacement ($1,000)
    • Pottery Wheels ($738)
    • Track and Field Equipment ($471)
    • New Fence – both fields in Park ($1,843)
    • Career and College Exploration Trip ($1,500)
    • Drunk Busters Google Kit, Activity Mat and Poster ($613)

2018 TOTAL: $19,348

Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: March 15

Grant Guidelines

Tips and tools for you to use as you prepare your application. Print out this PDF as you prepare your grant for a quick checklist of your progress.

Invest In Your Community

Donations to the Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible. Mail a check to this address, or click the button to donate online.
Blanchardville/Hollandale Fund
c/o Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
Gift Processing Center
P.O. Box 733
Monroe, WI 53566

Donor Services Representative

Linda Gebhardt
Linda Gebhardt
Phone: (608) 328-4060

Advisory Board Members

The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who initiate fundraising activities and determine grant awards:

Paul Saether, chair
Kaye Gilbertson, recorder
Peggy Hendrickson
Jeanne Lisser
Meg Pokorny
Barb Ryan