photo courtesy of Joe Burns

Grants

Grant Applications are accepted by the Blair Area Community Foundation once a year. The deadline for applications is October 1. All submissions are reviewed and final notification is given to applicants by December 1. The amount of grant money available each year is determined by the contributions that the Foundation received from the community during the previous year.

BACF Grant Application 2019 (PDF Form version)

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2018 Grants – $30,000 Total

  • American Cancer Society, Relay for Life – $400 Screen and projector
  • Blair Bear Backers Club – $5,000 Krantz Field Press Box project
  • Blair FC – $2,000 Field Striper
  • Blair High School Band – $1,255 Marching mellophone
  • Blair Kids Academy – $1,000 Expand gym and playground activities
  • Blair Optimist Club, Blair Post Prom – $1,000 Laptop
  • Blair TeamMates – $1,400 Computer, software and printer
  • Blair Volunteer Fire & Rescue – $2,500 Training supplies and equipment
  • Blair Wrestling Club – $400 Shirts and shorts
  • Blair Youth Softball Association – $1,500 Enhance fencing and entrance gates
  • Camp Fontanelle – $1,000 Replace carpet in Riverview Lodge
  • Danish American Archive and Library – $600 Adjustable height table
  • Fort Atkinson Foundation – $1,000 New entrance sign
  • Fort Calhoun TeamMates – $1,250 Expand games and activities
  • Joseph’s Coat – $1,680 Industrial vacuums
  • St Paul’s Lutheran School – $1,000 Improvements to school playground
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1251 Blair – $1,500 Replace kitchen sink and cabinets
  • Washington County Friends of the Fair – $3,000 Enhance Rybin Building ADA accommodations
  • Washington County Historical Association – $1,200 Touch screen monitors
  • Washington County Salvation Army – $1,300 Activities and supplies for student backpack program