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

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

Two grant rounds are held 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. Organizations located outside of New Richmond may apply for projects that benefit residents of greater New Richmond. Grant amounts range up to $1,500. Organizations may only submit one application per grant round.

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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Grantee Report Form

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Need help or more information? Contact Margret Swanson

Recent Grant Awards

January 2020


$1,500 for mental health screening services in New Richmond schools.

Five Loaves Food and Clothing

$1,500 to purchase eggs and dairy goods for families utilizing the food shelf.

Free Clinic of Pierce & St. Croix Counties

$1,500 to implement new CRM software that improves management of data and donor records.

Grace Place

$1,500 for a pilot housing initiative serving a family transitioning from homelessness.

Halos of the St. Croix Valley

$1,500 for services to families in New Richmond experiencing a miscarriage.

New Richmond Area Centre

$1,500 to support the Senior Chef cooking class for older adults.

New Richmond Dementia Friendly Coalition

$1,000 for an educational workshop series for caregivers of family members with dementia

School District of New Richmond SOAR Educational Center

$1,500 to purchase calf jackets, feed scale, and materials to rodent-proof barn for this high school agriculture program.

St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault Response Team

$1,500 for educational trainings and conferences for SART’s Forensic Nurse Examiners.

Youth Action Hudson

$500 to support a service learning project with teens conducting activities for young children residing at Grace Place.