South Wayne Community Fund

South Wayne Community Fund

About the Fund

Established in 1998, the South Wayne Area Community Fund is a way for current and former residents of the South Wayne area to give lasting charitable gifts to their community. Each year a portion of the Fund’s earnings are available to be reinvested in the community.

The South Wayne Area Community Fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

About our Grants

Once per year the advisory board awards grants to non-profit organizations, the local school district, and/or local government agencies who provide charitable programs or projects serving the South Wayne community.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Southwestern WI Community Action Program Inc., Black Hawk’s Warrior Pack Program.

2021 TOTAL: $1,800

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 South Wayne Community 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.
South Wayne Area Community Fund
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
Email: linda@cfsw.org

Advisory Board Members

The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who initiate fundraising activities and determine grant awards:

Renita Berget
Renee Buisker
Kathy Hartwig
Rhonda Hartwig
Deb Larson
Rosann Markese
Connie Meier
Mavis Rood
Kendra Seffrood