Apply For A Grant
WCA Foundation awards grants to a wide variety of organizations in the 7-country metropolitan area of the Twin Cities.
Grants are limited to nonprofit organizations which have a 501(c)(3) tax designation.
Funding Focus and Eligibility for Responsive Grantmaking
General Operating Support
Organizations must be located in the 7-county metropolitan area and serve only female clients, 18 years and older, in the 7-county metro area. The organization’s mission and primary services must impact the fundamental needs of women in education, economic stability, shelter, safety or health.
A Minnesota organization may apply for project support if the project participants are exclusively female, 18 years and older, in the 7-county metro area. The purpose of the project must impact the fundamental needs of women in education, economic stability, shelter, safety or health. Projects are expected to support the organization’s mission.
The 7-county metropolitan area includes Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington counties.
WCA does not make multi-year grants. However, grant recipients may re-apply for a grant for the same or a different program after 12 months have elapsed following the receipt of a grant and after WCA has received a follow-up report on the use of the grant.
Please visit our "Before You Begin" page to see if your project or organization fits our criteria.