Grant Criteria

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:

  1. tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and
  2. 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:

  1. ongoing requests for general operating support; annual fund-raising campaigns or fund-raising dinners; operating deficits; endowments.
  2. charities operated by service clubs; organizations that make grants to others (with limited exceptions)
  3. activities that are normally tax supported (the Foundation may, in selective cases, join with taxing entities in supporting special projects).
  4. 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).
  5. activities to propagate a religious faith or restricted to one religion or denomination
  6. support of political candidates; memorials.
  7. production costs of films, videos or television programs; purchase of commercial television or radio time; the writing or publication of books.
  8. international programs and organizations
  9. second requests for a capital campaign for which the Foundation has previously approved a grant.
  10. conferences; group travel; Honoraria for distinguished guests.
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