Grant Information

NOTE: The foundation does not make grants for the following: endowments, for profit organizations, individuals, annual fund raising events.
An online application is provided at the bottom of this page. Applicants may also send accompanying file attachments they wish to include by sending them to All grant applications must be received a minimum of one month prior to the foundation’s twice yearly meetings held in early August and late December. Applicants may also download and print the grant application using one of the links provided below.

Send the completed form along with any accompanying documents to:

Ann McIntyre
Garton Family Foundation
1229 N. Jackson Street, #201
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Grant Information

The foundation’s fiscal year is August 1 to July 31. The board of directors meets twice a year in early August and in late December. The minimum amount awarded to any nonprofit is $1000. The median grant awarded is $2,250. Excluding the scholarships, an average of 10 to 14 grants are awarded during each fiscal year. Sample grants awarded recently:

  • Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra – $2,000
  • Camp Anokijig – $3,000
  • Sheboygan County Historical Research Center – $1,000
  • Sheboygan County YMCA – $2,000
  • Elkhart Lake/Glenbeulah School District Enrichment Program – $3,000
  • Literacy Council of Sheboygan County – $2,000
  • Friends of the Broughton Sheboygan Marsh -$2,500
  • Sheboygan Children’s and Teen Book Festival – $2,000
  • Sheboygan County Interfaith Organization Bridgeway Project – $3,000