About the Fund
The Community Impact Fund’s Grant Program aims to advance and promote the geographic footprint of CFSW in southern Wisconsin communities by funding large-scale projects, programs or services that have lasting influence. Created to enhance initiatives that impact lives and strengthen communities, The Community Impact Fund Grant Program supports organizations working strategically toward sustainable outcomes.
About our Grants
Recent Grant Awards
Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, school or government agency located in the following counties: Rock, Walworth, Green, Grant, Lafayette, Crawford, Vernon, Iowa.
Projects or programs may include services in multi-county/multi-community areas. (Can be services in counties not included in the county list above, but applicant must serve at least one of the counties listed above.)
Projects or programs should serve a life-enhancing and community-strengthening purpose, such as growth or change, and be a result of demonstrated strategic thought and planning.
Grant applications should be written for funding between $5,000-$10,000.
Applications accepted April 5-June1.
Deadline for submission of application: June 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m.
Grant awards announced in August.
For a printable flier, click here.
Apply For A Grant
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
Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
121 N. Parker Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545
Advisory Board Members
The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who initiate fundraising activities and determine grant awards:TBD