Apply for a Grant

Since 1994, the Women’s Fund has awarded more than $2 million in grants to innovative projects and programs that improve women and girls in the Fox Valley Region. We are proud to have funded 224 projects in Northeast Wisconsin developed by 88 different Fox Valley agencies.

The Women’s Fund offers funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations serving women and girls in Outagamie, Calumet, Waupaca, Shawano and northern Winnebago counties.

2023 Project Grant Cycle is Now Open!

We are excited to open the 2023 Project Grant Cycle. Below you will find information and deadlines for applying for a Project Grant from the Women’s Fund.

To have the greatest impact for women and girls, we are please to introduce our Women’s Fund Strategic Focus and Priorities. We look forward to being a strategic partner with you to elevate women and girls in the Fox Valley.

Project Grant Timeline

Preliminary Applications Due  Friday, January 13, 2023 
Applicants notified if selected to submit full proposal   Week of January 30, 2023 
Full Proposals Due  Friday, March 3, 2023 
Applicants notified of funding decisions  Week of April 6, 2023 

Information on Women’s Fund Project Grants:

Recording of Grantseekers Workshop held on 11/09/22
Grantseekers Workshop 11.09.22 PowerPoint

2023 Project Grant Materials:

Women’s Fund Project Grant Guidelines 2023
Preliminary Grant Application 2023 – fillable Word document

When you click on the application form, the application will download as a Word document. Open the file and be sure to click Enable Editing in the top yellow banner. You will then be able to fill out the form, save, and when completed email to to submit your application.

Questions regarding the application process can be submitted via email to

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The Women’s Fund cannot provide grant funding to individuals. Only nonprofits designated as 501(c)(3) organizations may apply.