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About the Fund

Established in 2002, the DUWI Fund is an endowment created to serve the Darlington and Lafayette County areas. The primary purpose of this fund is to make contributions in support of religious, education, and charitable human service. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants. Volunteer advisory board members initiate fundraising activities and lead the grant distribution process.

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.

Recent Grant Awards

Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: January 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 DUWI 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.
P.O. Box 83
Darlington, WI 53530-0083

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: