Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers invests $10 million in state nonprofits

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced a $10 million dollar investment to provide stabilization for nonprofit organizations during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

According to a news release, the grants support nonprofit organizations by providing critical services as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the state.

The COVID-19 Pandemic Response Nonprofit Grant Program will provide grant funding to eligible organizations that are providing critical services to individuals in the areas such as health care, housing and shelter and adult education. Officials say these efforts are funded through the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF).

“The COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks and families across our state in nearly every aspect of their lives,” said Gov. Evers. “Our nonprofit organizations have been there every step of the way, answering the call to serve by providing critical and diverse services to Wisconsinites who are facing significant challenges. The economic stability of our nonprofits is key to ensuring they are able to continue this good work for people and families across Wisconsin.”

Grant applications are now being accepted by the Department of Administrations (DOA). Additional details, including the application, are available here.

The deadline for grant application is Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. 

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