Grant Program, 2019-2020

Winnefox Grant Program, 2019-2020

Winnefox is offering grants to its member libraries, through March 2020.

Amount: Libraries may receive grants of up to $1,000. 

Criteria. Activities may include:

  • Lifelong Learning
    • Speakers or programs on life skills (health, personal finance, heading to retirement, etc.)
    • Skills training (gardening, cooking, woodwork).
    • Personal enrichment (science, history, literature)
  • Job Creation
    • Help with résumés and job applications
    • Job skills training, either for anyone or targeted groups (i.e., those returning to the workforce, job skills for teens entering the workforce, etc.)
  • Broadband Access
    • Wi-Fi hotspots to lend to patrons

Guidelines:

  • Funding can be for a single program, or several.
  • Any speakers or presentations that fit these purposes is acceptable. 
  • Winnefox will pay for any “reasonable and necessary costs”. 
  • This program does not require matching funds, but if local funds are used we would like to know.
  • This grant program will be available through March 2020.

To receive funds you may either:

  • Pay for the program out of library funds, then submit receipts for reimbursement.
  • Invoice Winnefox for known costs before the program, then we can issue a check.

To apply for grant funds,

  1. download the application form Microsoft Word icon
  2. fill out, print, and sign the form
  3. send to Joy

Questions? Contact Joy at schwarz@winnefox.org or 920-236-5218.

Grant funds come from additional library system funding received in the 2017 – 2019 biennial budget, which was earmarked for lifelong learning, job creation, and broadband access. 

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