HOW TO APPLY FOR A WOMEN’S GIVING CIRCLE GRANT
THE WOMEN’S GIVING CIRCLE WILL BEGIN ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS ON APRIL 1, 2020.
The Women’s Giving Circle grant cycle is NOT the same as the Eau Claire Community Foundation grant cycle.
April 1: Applications for the current year become available.
July 1: Deadline to submit WGC grant applications
Early to Mid November: Grant awards are announced.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS BEFORE APPLYING FOR A WGC GRANT:
WGC ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES:
WGC grants will be awarded ONLY for requests of up to $6000.
(Grant requests for more than $6000 will not be considered, so please plan your application budget accordingly.)
Programs funded by WGC grants must be implemented between January 1 and December 31 of the following year.
If an organization is funded by the Women’s Giving Circle in two consecutive years, its application will not be considered in the third year. However, it can apply again in the fourth year.
Still not sure if your program is eligible for a Women’s Giving Circle grant? Click on the chart below to see a concise summary of Women’s Giving Circle and Eau Claire Community Foundation grant eligibility criteria.
If you determine that your organization’s program is eligible for WGC grant funding, you can click on the “Apply for a WGC Grant” button below to get to the grant application through our online grant portal.
You can click on the PDF version of the Women’s Giving Circle grant application if you would like to view it in its entirety: WGC 2019 Grant Application However, all official grant applications must be submitted via the online grant portal linked below.
NEW FEATURE: You can now collaborate on grant requests, so if you’d like other people in your organization to help you with the application, you can click the “Collaborate” button in the upper right hand corner of your application page to invite them. You can read the Collaborator Tutorial for more information.