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South Wayne funds offer community grants
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SOUTH WAYNE - The South Wayne Community Fund and the Black Hawk Excellence in Education Fund, components of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin Inc., are accepting applications for their annual grant cycle. The grant deadline is April 1.

The funds offer competitive grants for charitable projects or programs that provide a direct benefit to the people of South Wayne as defined by the school district boundaries. This includes the needs in the arts, youth, education, historic preservation and human services. The fund considers applications from charitable organizations. Individuals are not eligible for community fund grants.

The application forms are available online at Applications must be submitted using the online application form, no later than 11:59 p.m. April 1. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Mailed, emailed or faxed applications are not accepted.

Successful applicants will be notified of their awards by mail. Grants will be presented at a reception in early May. Grantees are required to use their grant within one year of the award.

For more information contact Linda Gebhardt, donor services representative, at 608-328-4060 or