NOTICE: Incourage has suspended Community Grants to realign with priorities identified in our 2012 Community Survey:
In the meantime, if you have an emergency need for grant support, contact Dawn Vruwink at Incourage before you complete an application form; Dawn can help determine if your emergency request will qualify for a grant review. 715.423.3863, email@example.com
Incourage makes grants to Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) designated organizations, educational institutions and governmental entities. If you are not an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, please discuss your grant request with Dawn Vruwink before submitting an application.
A 501(c)(3) organization has applied for and received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service recognizing them as a legitimate charity for federal tax purposes.
Our communities include Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rudolph, Rome, Vesper, and the Wisconsin Rapids, Biron and Grand Rapids areas.
The time from grant deadline to grant approval is typically less than one month. Once a grant is approved, and the applicant (grantee) returns a signed Grant Agreement and a formal request for money, the grant distribution check is typically processed within 5-10 days.
Yes, we invite you to call our Mary Wirtz to share immediate needs. Also, Incourage shares information from grant applications with our donors on a quarterly basis; we have many Donor Advised Funds and these donors are interested in local needs. Most Donor Advised grants are in the $100 to $1,000 range.
We can offer many resources to help you in your grant-writing efforts; click here. In addition, we offer the following advice for any grant proposal:
A good grant application . . .
For additional information, contact:
Dawn Vruwink | firstname.lastname@example.org | 715.423.3863