Nonprofits can apply for grants from Green Lake Basic Needs Fund - October 8 2015

OSHKOSH, Wis. - The Green Lake County/Ripon Community Foundation encourages nonprofit organizations to apply for grants from the Green Lake Basic Needs Fund.

Grants will support programs that address basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter for residents of Green Lake County.

The Fund aims to provide people with tools to strengthen their lives and economic resilience. In 2014, the Fund awarded more than $93,000 to support 10 projects and programs that serve residents of Green Lake County.

Grantmaking is supported by funds raised by the annual Tee It Up 4 Basic Needs golf outing and other donations to the Fund.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 14. Apply online at www.greenlakeriponcf.org. For further information, contact Program Director Amy Putzer at 920-426-3993 or email Amy@OshkoshAreaCF.org.

The Green Lake County/Ripon Community Foundation benefits charitable organizations in the Green Lake County and Ripon area, including Berlin, Green Lake, Markesan and Princeton. Through charitable giving, the Community Foundation strives to make our communities thrive. is An affiliate of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, donors enjoy maximum tax benefits. For more information, please call 920-426-3993.

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