Grant Guidelines

Thank you for the work you do and for your interest in the Youth Foundation. The Youth Foundation Mission is to assist and promote the welfare and betterment of children and young people up to 25 years of age that contribute to their physical and intellectual development and formation of character. All grants made by the Foundation must meet these criteria.

The Youth Foundation welcomes applications from the Metro Milwaukee Area that can demonstrate how they are making a significant contribution towards the area’s youth. To facilitate fair and equitable consideration of the large number of proposals received each year, the following criteria have been established:

Basic Eligibility 

• Be a nonprofit charitable organization classified as a 501(c) (3) 
• Serve the Metro Milwaukee Area
• Complete the Youth Foundation application form below and submit all required documents

The Youth Foundation Board meets in each of the following months: January, April, July, and October. 

Grant application deadlines are as follows: January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st.

All efforts are made to consider applications for the next upcoming Board meeting. There are occasions when a lengthier review is necessary and is no reflection on the merits of your application. 

Limits: All grant awards are for a period of one-year. 

All applications should be directed to:
Youth Foundation, Inc.
Attn: Scott Bush, Secretary
12300 W. Center St.
Milwaukee, WI 53222-4072