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Inspired by Oconomowoc hardware store owner and philanthropist Hilbert N. Scherffius and guided by civic leaders and committed volunteers, the Oconomowoc Area Foundation was created in 2002 to provide an easy, effective way for area residents to provide lasting support for local charitable causes. 

2024 Deadlines

April 23


Nonprofit meeting
8:30-10:30 a.m.
Oconomowoc Community Center, 220 W Wisconsin Ave, Oconomowoc, WI 53066

April 29


Application opens

June 7


Application closes



Grant committee meeting



Board meeting to vote on grants

How to apply

Grant materials 

Required attachment

  • Most recent audited financial statement or federal form 990

Return to Oconomowoc Area Foundation home

Grants Portal Access

Contact us

For questions about the application process, contact Danielle Breen