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Ideas to Action

On the Table MKE participants will be eligible to apply for small amounts of funding to strengthen community, deepen civic involvement and cultivate new ideas developed during their conversations. Ideas to Action funding will range in amount from $500 to $2,500, contingent on quantity and viability of applications. The program will use a streamlined online application process:

CRITERIA:

  • Applicant(s) must participate at a On the Table MKE 2020 registered table
  • Open to nonprofit organizations (standard Foundation grant eligibility applies)
  • Must feature a new idea generated through an On the Table MKE conversation
  • Focus should be on action and collaboration
  • Special consideration given to ideas that advance racial equity and inclusion

APPLICATION TIMELINE:

  • Oct. 15 – Applications available at onthetableMKE.org
  • Oct. 31 – Application deadline (11:59 p.m. CST)
  • Dec. 20 – Applicants notified of final funding decision

SELECTION PROCESS:

Selection of recipients will be determined by an advisory committee of community members and Foundation donors and staff.

QUESTIONS:

2019 Winners