Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. will seek to provide financial support to existing organizations that are exempt from the federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code by providing funding to those organizations who have helped others through difficult times (medical, educational, family, or economic). Such organizations may include, but are not limited to, those that support the arts, higher education, health and human services and welfare. Fundraising activities and private donations will fund the Organization’s activities. The Board of Directors will meet at least annually to select those organizations that will receive funds from the Organization. The Board will meet in Schofield, Wisconsin, to make these selections.
Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc has as a major purpose raising and distributing funds for worthy community service projects in the Weston, Wausau, and Mosinee WI area.
Applicants are requested to submit a letter of request with the required information, or complete the form below. Items to be included are as follows:
President, Board of Directors
Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc
165881 White Horse Lane
Schofield, WI 54476
Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. accepts proposals from groups and organizations. Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. generally accepts proposals from organizations granted the IRS 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, though other proposals may be considered. Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc currently funds programs from its general endowment funds in the following Areas of Emphasis:
Grants can be awarded for:
Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc generally does not award grants for the following:
We are more likely to fund:
Grants generally range from $100-$2,500. When and if additional monies are available, Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc will entertain requests for projects over $2,500. Grants will not fund 100% of the project cost. Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc Board of Directors will make all the final decisions on grant applications. The application may be accepted, denied, or tabled for more information. The amount granted may be less than the amount requested. Grants are limited to one per project in a twelve-month period, and for only two consecutive years for a project, except for continuing Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc programs. If a request is declined, an organization may reapply the following year.
Each grant must be acknowledged in writing promptly upon receipt of the grant funds. In addition, the grant recipient may be asked to attend a meeting of the Board of Directors for Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc for presentation of the grant award. It is also requested that all grant recipients provide a letter indicating how grant funds were used within 60 days from the end of the funded project, and a grant recipient may be required to present a report on the progress and outcomes of their project to the Board of Directors for Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. may issue information to the media about its grant awards, and recipients should acknowledge Forrest Goetsch Charities, Inc. in their publicity.