Is your idea worth $5,000?

Project Spark is back and looking to back a community idea with $5,000! So start brainstorming, the Hudson Community Foundation wants to hear your ideas!

HCF will accept proposals from any individual, group or organization looking to impact the Hudson area. Your great idea will be reviewed by HCF board members who will select three finalists and present them to the Hudson community for final selection of the winning Project SPARK idea! Here’s how you apply:

Create a document to describe your project by answering the questions below. Limit your proposal to three 8.5×11 pages and include a separate page for your budget.

  1. Who are you? Provide information about yourself and/or the group or organization making the proposal.
  2. What’s your SPARK idea? Describe your project and why it is a good idea for the community. Let us know the situation, opportunity or issue your idea will address in Hudson.
  3. Can you make it spark? Let us know how you plan to bring your idea to life by answering things like how many participants will be involved in the project? How long will the project take to complete? After the project is complete, let us know what your plan is to keep the project up and running.
  4. What does it cost? Provide a budget that outlines the total cost of the project and an estimated cost breakdown of materials and labor as well as any other associated expenses.

Send your proposal in by September 20, 2016 to:

Project SPARK

Hudson Community Foundation
c/o St. Croix Valley Foundation
516 Second St., Suite 214A, Hudson, WI 54016

Applicants will be notified if they are a finalist by October 1, 2016. Please note that there are no age or affiliation requirement for applicants. All ideas are welcome. All finalists will present their idea to the Hudson community Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Finalists need to be present to be considered.

If you have questions about the project, please contact us through the St. Croix Valley Foundation at (715) 386-9490 and our President, Ryan Cari, will return your call. Thank you and best of luck!

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