New Glarus Community Foundation

New Glarus Community Foundation

About the Fund

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

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.

Recent Grant Awards

  • New Glarus EMS – Ambulance tablet project
  • Swiss Center – Biergarten specials, music stands and banners
  • Village of New Glarus – prints and tapestry restoration (Chalet of the Golden Fleece)
  • Home of Our Own – Prairie Haus noise abatement materials and installation
  • New Glarus Historical Society – software for museum collection and archiving
  • School District: weighted lab pads, fostering communication for all, annual Wyalusing trip; Stone bones and sticks and star splitters

2023 GRANTS: $19,567 


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

Profile photo of DSR 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:

Amy Doefer
Kaye Gmur
Gregory J Long
Kari Morrison
Lexa Speth
Laura Eicher