Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund

Blanchardville/Hollandale Area Fund

About the Fund

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

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.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Blanchardville Community Pride, wall mural, $3,500
  • Blanchardville EMS, CPR training equipment & materials, $1,250
  • Blanchardville Public Library, Library renovation – children’s area, $2,000 and
    Library renovation – teen’s area, $1,000
    Blanchardville Woman’s Club, Community garden fence, $2,000
  • Hollandale First Responders, HFR pager upgrade & additions, $3,000
  • New Hope Lutheran Church, Hollandale, basement repair/reconstruction, $3,000
  • Pecatonica Educational Charitable Foundation, Grandview Summer Academy, $1,500
    Seniors United for Nutrition, Single door reach-in refrigerator, $1,000
  • Village of Blanchardville, Fence project safety caps, $1,000
  • Pecatonica Area School District, Softball field backstop and batting cage, $3,000
  • Pecatonica Area School District, Drone research & Community outreach, $550

2019 Total: $22,800

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) 758-0883

Advisory Board Members

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

Margie Barnes
Marcie Domine
Connie Harker
Vernon Massey
Meg Pokorny
Barb Ryan
Paul Saether