Only non-profit organizations may apply for grants from the Judd S. Alexander Foundation, Inc., and projects must directly benefit residents of Marathon County, Wisconsin.
An applicant organization must provide a copy of a letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that it is:
- tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and
- not a private foundation as defined in section 509(a) of that code.
The Judd S. Alexander Foundation, Inc. prefers not to fund the following:
- ongoing requests for general operating support; annual fund-raising campaigns or fund-raising dinners; operating deficits; endowments.
- charities operated by service clubs; organizations that make grants to others (with limited exceptions)
- activities that are normally tax supported (the Foundation may, in selective cases, join with taxing entities in supporting special projects).
- medical research; organizations or projects whose mission is to prevent, eradicate, and/or alleviate the effects of a specific disease; requests from hospitals (unless they are for community wide capital campaigns with a stated goal and beginning and ending dates).
- activities to propagate a religious faith or restricted to one religion or denomination
- support of political candidates; memorials.
- production costs of films, videos or television programs; purchase of commercial television or radio time; the writing or publication of books.
- international programs and organizations
- second requests for a capital campaign for which the Foundation has previously approved a grant.
- conferences; group travel; Honoraria for distinguished guests.