Grants

Competitive Grants

Our competitive grants support services that benefit the greater New Richmond community.

This geographic area encompasses New Richmond and surrounding areas served by the School District of New Richmond.

Competitive grant deadlines are April 15 and October 15 annually. Applications are reviewed by a committee of volunteers and committee recommendations are presented to the Foundation board for approval.

Nonprofit organizations and units of government are eligible to apply; individuals are ineligible. Nonprofit organizations may apply for project or unrestricted support. Organizations located outside of New Richmond may apply and must demonstrate benefits to New Richmond residents. Grant amounts range up to $2,500.

Grants Deadlines

April 15
October 15

– If the 15th falls on a weekend, applications are due the following Monday.

Application Guidelines

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Application Form

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Online application is available 4 weeks prior to each deadline.

Need help or more information?
Contact Margret Swanson margret@nracfoundation.com

Recent Competitive Grants

Basics for Local Kids
$2,500 for winter wear and basics for children

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern WI
$2,500 for general support

Five Loaves Food & Clothing
$2,500 for general support

Fresh Express Community Outreach, Inc.
$1,120 for general support

Halos of the St. Croix Valley
$2,400 for the Halos rental program

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin
$1,700 to purchase standing desks for St. Mary School

New Richmond Area Centre
$2,269 for the Youth & Teen Program

New Richmond Football Booster Club
$500 for high school captain leadership program

New Richmond School District
$2,500 for winterization project at SOAR Center

New Richmond Senior Center
$500 for general support

Operation HELP
$2,500 for rent payment assistance for New Richmond residents

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
$2,500 to purchase resources for neurodivergent children/youth

FamilyMeans
$1,500 for school-based mental health services

Halos of the St. Croix Valley
$2,295 for bereavement boxes in hospitals

New Richmond Area Centre
$2,500 for youth and family special events

New Richmond Fine Arts Council
$2,000 for general support

New Richmond School District SOAR Educational Program
$2,500 to purchase materials for chicken coop, goat pen, and fencing

New Richmond Senior Center
$1,000 for general support

Salvation Army St. Croix County/Grace Place
$2,500 for general support

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity
$2,500 for general support

Basics for Local Kids

$1,000 to purchase winter wear and other basics for children

CASA of St. Croix County

$1,000 to support Voice for Hope project

Cycling Without Age of New Richmond

$2,500 to purchase and maintain trishaw equipment

FamilyMeans

$1,500 to support school-based mental health services in New Richmond

Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley

$1,500 for emergency flex fund serving New Richmond families

First Lutheran Church

$1,000 to support resources & training for childcare staff

Five Loaves Food & Clothing

$2,500 for unrestricted support

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

$2,500 to upgrade computer equipment for Christian Formation staff

New Richmond Area Centre

$2,280 to support Teen Program

New Richmond School District: SOAR Educational Center

$2,000 for unrestricted support

Operation HELP

$1,000 to purchase basic needs supplies for Resource Center

Senior Center Board Coalition of St. Croix County

$250 to support New Richmond Senior Center

St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team

$1,000 for unrestricted support

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

$2,000 for crisis, mental health, and wellness services

FamilyMeans

$1,300 for mental health screening delivered to teens in New Richmond schools.

Five Loaves Food & Clothing

$2,500 for unrestricted support

Friday Memorial Library

$1,500 for Social Justice Collective Diversity in Art project

Friends of St. Croix County Fairgrounds

$700 for heritage calf & club develop grants projects

Friends of the St. Croix Wetland Management District

$1,250 to install informational kiosks in waterfowl protection areas

New Richmond Area Senior Center

$500 for unrestricted support

River Valley Riders

$1,000 for therapeutic horseback riding services at New Richmond location

Riverwood Nature Center

$500 for informational kiosk and trail signage

School District of New Richmond – SOAR Educational Center

$2,500 for unrestricted support

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity

$2,500 to support home construction in New Richmond

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

$2,500 for unrestricted support

Basics for Local Kids

$2,500 unrestricted support to provide winter-wear and other basics to area children

FamilyMeans

$1,500 for mental health services to New Richmond schools

Five Loaves & Clothing

$2,500 to replace refrigerators at food shelf

New Richmond Area Centre

$2,500 for Teen Leaders program

New Richmond Pickleball Association

$2,500 for pickleball court expansion at Mary Park

New Richmond Senior Center

$500 for outreach services to seniors

Salvation Army/Grace Place

$2,500 unrestricted support for shelter services

School District of New Richmond- Paperjack Elementary School

$2,000 to purchase iPads with Osmo software for kindergarten students

School District New Richmond – SOAR Educational Center

$500 to purchase veterinary equipment

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity

$2,500 unrestricted support to build houses in New Richmond

St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team

$2,500 unrestricted support for prevention education and support services to teens

West CAP

$2,500 unrestricted support for Housing Choice Voucher services

Adoray Home Health & Hospice
$1,500 for Covid-19 vaccine clinics serving New Richmond Schools educators

FamilyMeans
$1,000 for New Richmond Mental Health Teen Screening

Five Loaves Food & Clothing
$1,500 to upgrade computers

Carleton A. Friday Memorial Library
$1,500 for Social Justice Advisory Group Diversity Series

New Richmond Area Centre
$1,500 for Snack Crew Kitchen project

New Richmond Heritage Center
$1,500 for unrestricted support

New Richmond Senior Center
$1,500 for off-site services during Covid-19

SDNR SOAR Educational Center
$1,500 to launch beekeeping project

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
$1,500 for unrestricted support

Wright Path
$1,500 for unrestricted support

FamilyMeans
$1,500 for New Richmond Schools mental health services

Five Loaves Food & Clothing
$1,500 for unrestricted support

Friday Memorial Library
$1,500 to purchase and install bicycle repair station

New Richmond Area Centre
$1,500 to support Teen Center

SDNR SOAR Educational Center
$1,500 to purchase large steer feeder

St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity
$1,500 to support Habitat build in New Richmond

St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team
$1,500 for unrestricted support

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence
$1,500 for unrestricted support

Basics for Local Kids
$1,500 unrestricted grant to provide winter clothing and boots for children in need.

Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley
$1,500 unrestricted grant for literacy education and support services to families with young children.

FamilyMeans
$1,000 for teen mental health screening in New Richmond schools.

Five Loaves Food and Clothing
$1,500 unrestricted grant for food shelf services.

Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds
$1,000 to support 4-H heritage calf and club development project activities.

New Richmond Area Centre
$1,500 unrestricted grant to support daycare services for essential workers.

Operation HELP
$1,500 unrestricted grant for rent, utilities, and other expense financial assistance to individuals and families.

School District of New Richmond SOAR Educational Center

$1,500 to purchase chick incubator and meat coolers.

Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

$1,500 unrestricted grant to support safety and support services for victims of domestic and sexual violence .