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Platteville Community Fund grant applications accepted
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The Platteville Community Fund is now accepting grant applications for its fall grant cycle.

Applications must be received in the Janesville office of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, no later than Saturday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

The mailing address is Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, ATTN:  Platteville Community Fund, 26 S. Jackson St., Janesville, WI 53548.

“In the spring of 2012 the Platteville Community Fund awarded 16 grants, totaling $23,450, to various non-profit organizations and charitable projects throughout the greater Platteville community,” said Advisory Board Chair Eileen Nickels. “We know there is incredible need in our community. We look forward to continuing our role in assisting these groups with their projects to make Platteville an even better place to live, work, play, and learn.”

The Platteville Community Fund seeks projects or programs that address current community needs in the areas of arts, education, environment, historic preservation, and health and human services. Projects or programs provided by charitable non-profits that serve the people within the Platteville School District are eligible for consideration. Requests from individuals are not eligible.

Past grant recipients have included the Platteville Fourth of July Committee; Building Platteville, Inc.; the City of Platteville; Family Advocates, Inc.; Family Connections; the Jamison Museum Association, the Platteville Children’s Chorale; the Platteville Community Arboretum, Inc.; the School District of Platteville; and the UW–Platteville Office of Continuing Education.

The application form is available online at the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin website ( Select Receive from the horizontal menu, then Grant Application, then Community Funds. Completed applications must be mailed to the Janesville office to arrive no later than Saturday, Sept. 15.

The Platteville Community Fund is a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc., a tax-exempt public charity.  For more information, contact Nickels, 348-6035, or Barb Daus, donor services representative with the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, (608) 778-3344, Community members interested in making a donation may send a check to the Platteville Community Fund, P.O. Box 46, Platteville, WI 53818, or make a donation online at