Platteville Community Fund Announces Spring Grants Cycle

Annually in the spring, the advisory board of the Platteville Community Fund is honored to organize the process for the distribution of funds available from legacy gifts designated for Platteville from the estates of Clarence Gribble, Elinore Loveland, Margaret Keizer and Robert & Marjorie Hartshorn. Perhaps you or members of your family knew one or more of these individuals who were builders of and continue to make this community a special place to live, work, and play.

Nathan Curry, Platteville Community Fund advisory board chair noted, “It is truly an honor to make grant awards in remembrance of Mr. Gribble, Ms. Loveland, Ms. Keizer, and Mr. & Mrs. Hartshorn. Our grants committee thoroughly reviews applications to determine the scope and potential impact of proposed projects to address new initiatives and needs within our community. We take our role as stewards of these testamentary gifts very seriously.”

Grant applications must be completed online and submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2019. Mailed, emailed or faxed copies of applications and/or incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Charitable non-profit organizations, schools, and/or local government entities serving the people of the Platteville area are eligible to apply for grants. Requests from and for individuals are not eligible.

To access the application, go to, choose grants available from the grants dropdown menu and scroll to Platteville Community Fund. Questions? Both CFSW donor services rep Barb Daus ([email protected]) and CFSW grants manager Lannie Troon ([email protected]) are available to assist.
Founded in 2002, the Platteville Community Fund is dedicated to improving the Platteville community by building a family of endowed funds designed to make grants in support of projects and programs that enhance arts and culture, education, recreation, health and human services, the environment and the preservation of history. The Platteville Community Fund made its first grant of $400 in 2005. In the 14 years that it has made grants, the Platteville Community Fund has presented 297 awards totaling just over $625,000.

The Platteville Community Fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, a tax-exempt public charity. For more information, contact Platteville Community Fund chair Nathan Curry (608-348-2615 or [email protected]) or Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin donor services representative Barb Daus (608-778-3344 or [email protected]).

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