Grants & Funding

Funding opportunities

The Aspirus Riverview Foundation will provide funding twice a year (February and August). Non-profit, tax-exempt health care and social service organizations serving the greater Wisconsin Rapids area are eligible to apply. Requests must have measurable results and priority will be given to those organizations working in collaboration with other partners and/or funders.

2019-2020 Priorities (as outlined in the community health assessment):

  1. Substance use
  2. Behavioral health 
  3. Active communities and Community food systems

What we fund

  • Projects
  • Initiatives
  • Programs
  • Capital

What we do not fund

  • Individuals
  • Scholarships
  • General operating expense
  • Research
  • Endowments

Making a community grant request

The following Community Grant Request form must be submitted to the Foundation office no less than two weeks prior to a Board of Directors grant meeting in order for the Board to review the request.  Grant requests will be reviewed the 2nd Tuesday in February and the 2nd Tuesday in August.

A spokesperson of the requesting organization may be asked to attend the Foundation Board meeting to answer questions of the directors regarding the request.

Submit Grant Request

On the Community Grant Request form, please be prepared to include the following information:

  • A list of the board of directors of your organization.
  • A list of the officers of your organization.
  • Relevant financial information (i.e., detailed breakdown of projected expenses, price quotes, etc.).
  • A brief history of your organization.
  • Any other information you feel the Board should know about your organization or project.
You will be informed of the disposition of your request within one week of the Board Meeting.

If you have any questions, please call Aspirus Riverview Foundation at 715-421-7488.

If grant is approved, we require completion of a follow up upon completion of the project