Grant Application Guidelines

Mission Statement

The mission of the Norway Community Fund (NCF) is to enhance the quality of life for the residents of the Town of Norway by encouraging and providing opportunities for charitable giving and by managing funds in a responsible manner.

Grant Application Statement

The NCF supports projects and programs related to arts and culture, community development, education, the environment, heath and human services, and sports.

This document provides guidelines for organizations seeking funding from the Norway Community Fund. The fund cannot fund all the requests it receives and it is possible that funding will be awarded, but not at the full amount requested. In considering grants, the Fund operates without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, genetic information, military service, sexual orientation or marital status and awards grants only to organizations that observe similar nondiscriminatory policies.

Who is eligible to apply for a grant from the NCF?

Applicants must be not-for-profit with 501©(3) status and must have received their tax-exempt determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service. All applicants must be located in, and provide services in the Town of Norway.

What does the NCF typically fund?

The Foundation supports projects and programs related to arts, culture, community development, education, the environment, heath and human services.

Grant proposals should meet the following criteria

What does the NCF typically not fund?

Lobbying efforts or political action groups, labor unions, individuals, multiple-year projects, annual fund drives or fund-raising events or endowment-building campaigns.

The NCF may decline grant proposals for:

Building funds, unanticipated short-term deficits, fraternal organizations, requests solely to defray travel or lodging expenses for either individuals or groups.

To Apply for Funding

Submit a formal written grant request on the Grant Application form between September 1st and September 30 of each calendar year to or the address below:

6419 Heg Park Road

Wind Lake, WI 53185

The application form is available for download at the following link: Norway Community Fund Grant Application

Grant Application Review


What is required of organizations that receive a grant from the NCF?

Before an organization’s proposal is funded, a Grant Agreement will be sent along with the notifications letter. This agreement outlines the limits and conditions under which the grant has been authorized. Be sure that your organization can meet the terms of the following items which appear on the Grant Agreement: