How We Can Help
Fund Grant Request Guidelines
The Greater Delafield Community Fund will accept grant requests from qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Discretionary funds used to support grants are currently limited. Only requests from organizations serving the people of the greater Delafield area will be considered. Grants will support programs in the following broad program areas:
- Arts and Culture
- Community Development
- Health and Human Services
- Environment and Conservation
- Historic Preservation
The Foundation will give preference to proposals and programs that respond to pressing needs within Waukesha County and that enhance the quality of life for the people of the greater Delafield area.
How to Apply for a Grant
The grant application process involves filling out the “Allocations Information Form.” The form should include the following:
- Organization name
- Contact Information
- The specified amount of funding requested
- A description of your organization
- If applicable, how many Delafield area people did you serve last year
- What services does your organization provide to the Delafield Area
- From whom do you receive funds
- What is your annual budget
- What program(s) would you like us to fund and what is its purpose
- Who is in charge of your agency’s finances
- Attach evidence of your non-profit and/or tax-exempt status
- Enclose a list of your board of directors
The Greater Delafield Community Fund will respond in writing to each application. Applications must be submitted by March 1st.
Click on the appropriate link below to preview and print the Allocations Information Sheet.
- Allocations Information Sheet (.pdf format)
- Allocations Information Sheet (.doc format)
Greater Delafield Community Fund, Inc.
P.O. Box 180063
Delafield, WI 53018
|(L-R) Robert Denman, CEO & Paula Jacobs, VP of Financial Development for the YMCA at Pabst Farms receive a $1,000 grant from Phil Schuman, President of the Greater Delafield Community Fund.|
|Amy Schacht, President of the Kettle Moraine Food Pantry receives a $1,000 check from Phil Schuman, President of the The Greater Delafield Community Fund.|
|Phil Schuman, President of The Greater Delafield Community Community Fund presents a $2,000 check to Shawn Verdoni, Development Officer for ProHealth Home Care and Angels Grace Hospice.|
|Ross Fishbain, District Executive; Max Levine, Jon Maciasowicz, Timmy Kelly of Pack 20, Boy Scouts of America – Potawatomi Council receive $3,000 from Phil Schuman, President of the Greater Delafield Community Fund|
|L-R: Phil Schuman, President of the Fund; Char Hall, Library board member & Terry Zignego, Library Director & Chris Aul, board member of the Greater Delafield Community Fund. A $1,000 check is presented to the Library to be used for laptop computers.|
|Greater Delafield Community Fund President Phil Schuman presents check to Michelle Villanueva, Membership Manager of the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast|
|Greater Delafield Community Fund President Phil Schuman, right, presents a donation to ProHealth Home Care and Hospice to Kathy Becker, ProHealth Home Care and Hospice director|
The Greater Delafield Community Fund presented $1,000 to SummerStage toward their “Raise the Roof Campaign”. This capital improvement program will include expanding the stage, adding a roof over it and add a new sound and lighting systems. Representing the Delafield Community Fund (l-r) is Chris Aul, Phil Schuman, President & on the right Andrew Stromwall. Accepting 2d from the right is Steve Davis, Board President of SummerStage. More information about SummerStage can be found at: www.Summer-stage.org.