South Wayne Community Fund

South Wayne Community Fund

Get To Know Us

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.

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 who provide charitable programs or projects serving the South Wayne community.

Check Out Our Impact: Grant Awards

  • Southwestern WI Community Action Program Inc., Black Hawk weekend food pack program, $1500
  • Gratiot Annex Library, refresh & enhance children’s collection and program, $800
  • Black Hawk School District, makerspace lab, $500
  • Black Hawk Elementary – 1st Grade, Keep on reading and writing, $368
  • Black Hawk Elementary, spelling for success, $1106

2019 TOTAL: $4,274

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

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
Deb Larson
Rosann Markese
Connie Meier
Mavis Rood
Rhonda Hartwig
Kendra Seffrood