New Glarus Community Foundation

New Glarus Community Foundation

Get To Know Us

The New Glarus Community Foundation is a charitable endowment created in 1996 by and for the people of New Glarus. Each year a portion of the Foundation’s earnings are given back to the community in the form of grants supporting the arts, education, health care, youth, elderly programs, the environment, and historic preservation.

The New Glarus Community Foundation is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

Family of Funds

The following charitable fund has been established to support the donor’s charitable goals for the community:

  • Dr. Fred W. & Alice J. Kundert Charitable Fund
  • Anonymous II 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 awarded in November.

Check Out Our Impact: Grant Awards

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Green County, programming support, $700
  • New Glarus Fire District, hydra-ram purchase, $2200
  • New Glarus Historical Society, hall of history exhibits, $5000
  • New Glarus Historical Society, hall of history consultant, $1490
  • New Glarus Public Library, foolproof relocatable information technology, $5000
  • Southwestern WI Community Action Program, New Glarus food for kids program, $2700
  • Swiss Center of North America, 175th anniversary fireworks, $4000
  • Village of New Glarus, Barlow military portrait restoration, $1200
  • Village of New Glarus Swimming Pool, updated AED, $975
  • Wilhelm Tell Community Guild, usherette costume storage and replacement, $2054

2019 Total: $25,319

Apply For A Grant

Annual grant application deadline: October 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 New Glarus Community Foundation 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.
New Glarus Community Foundation
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:

Brenda Bright
Amy Doefer
Anthony Edge
Kaye Gmur
Cathy Julien
Lexa Speth
Rebecca Streiff
Denise Anton Wright
Ex-officio member: Laura Eicher