Milton Fund

Milton Fund

About the Fund

The Milton Fund was established in 1996 as a means for current and former residents to give back to the community through charitable contributions. Donations to the Milton Fund are placed into a permanent endowment fund. A percentage of the Fund’s earnings are given back to the community annually in the form of grants. Grants are awarded to support historical and environmental preservation, education, health care, youth programs and the elderly. The Fund is advised by community volunteers who initiate fundraising activities and determine grant awards.

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 and projects serving the good of the community. Grants are awarded in late April/early May.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Agrace Hospice Care Foundation, children’s grief services, $1,000
  • Milton Historical Society, movies night at the Milton House, $2,750
  • Milton United Methodist Church, free summer lunch program, $1,000
  • School District of Milton, flex/collaborative seating 6th grade classroom, $750
  • The Gathering Place of Milton, concerts on the lawn, $3,400

2019 Total: $8,900


Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: April 1

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 Milton 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.
Milton Fund
c/o Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
121 N. Parker Dr.
Janesville, WI 53545

Donor Services Representative

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Deedra Williams
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:

Jennifer Cramer, Chair
Lori Warren
Derek Henze
Dave Fisher
Jodi Anderson
Adam Albrecht
Kelli Christianson