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Bright Future Grant Application accepted monthly

Bright Future Grant Application

The South Madison Community Foundation, a local organization focused on creating positive change and lasting impact in the communities we serve, will make grant awards on a monthly basis through mid-2022. The rolling deadline is intended to allow flexibility for uncertain times as local organizations navigate their return to full operations following the COVID-19 pandemic, yet continue to strive to offer community benefit according to their charitable mission.

Eligibility and Award Criteria
Only 501(c)3, tax-supported, or educational organizations are eligible to submit a request for funding. However, other entities--  private, for profit, faith-based, grassroots community organizations, service clubs, and similar — may partner with one or more eligible organizations to propose collaborative programs. For such programs, the eligible organization will act as fiscal agent and project leader for any funds awarded to the work of the collaborative project. Applications are also open to all school personnel to benefit learners in South Madison and Lapel schools.

While your organization does not need to be physically located in these townships, the proposed project MUST benefit residents of the Madison County townships of Adams, Fall Creek, Green and/or Stony Creek.

Bright Future Grants will range from $500 to $10,000. Organizations may request and be awarded funding more than once during 2021-2022, but no single organization shall receive more than $10,000 in cumulative award in a single year.

Grants will be reviewed every month. Applications are due on the 15th day of each month. Grant recipients will be notified by the 1st day of the month following application.

Contact Tammy Bowman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 778-8444 with any questions.

Bright Future Grant Application

Organizational Coaching Services

We are proud to offer a series of educational offerings for charitable organizations serving South Madison communities. Organizations may apply to receive organizational coaching services from experienced nonprofit professionals engaged by South Madison Community Foundation and paired with organizations according to their expertise. To begin the conversation, please complete and return the form below:

Board Development Consulting Services Application