Grant and SPARK Applications

Spring Grant Opportunity

ACCESS  APPLICATION (from Feb 15 - Mar 20, 2023)

The Hudson Community Foundation exists to help create a healthy and vital community in which all people have the opportunity to enhance the quality of their lives and the lives of others.

The Hudson Community Foundation provides funding in the areas of education, human services, civic projects, youth, and the environment. Grant requests should not exceed $3,000.

Application deadline - Mar 20, 2023


HFC Grants Have Supported These Organizations and Programs:

  • Hudson Area Backpack Program
  • Phipps Center for the Arts
  • Operation HELP
  • Building Healthier America
  • W.H.O. Books, Inc.
  • Hudson Hockey Association
  • Hudson Chamber of Commerce Foundation
  • Hudson School District
  • Hudson Dog Owners Association
  • YMCA Hudson
  • YMCA of the North
  • Youth Action Hudson
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Hudson Area Youth Resource Committee, Inc.
  • Space St. Croix
  • Friends of Hudson Area Library
  • University of Wisconsin - River Falls Foundation
  • Northern Star Council/BSA
  • North Star Museum
  • Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley, Inc.
  • Salvation Army - Grace Place
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern WI

Project SPARK

SPARK Grant Applications Accepted Every Other Year (check back 2023)

What Would You Do With Up To $10,000 To Improve Our Community?

The Hudson Community Foundation wants to hear your ideas!

About SPARK Grants

HCF accepts proposals from any individual, group or organization looking to impact the Hudson area.

Your grant proposal idea will be reviewed by HCF board members who will select three finalists to present to the full Hudson Community Foundation Board for final selection of the winning Project SPARK idea!

SPARK Grants are open for consideration every other year (check back 2023).

SPARK Grant Applications Information 

Consider these points before diving into the application form:

Who are you?
Provide information about yourself and/or the group or organization making the proposal.

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.

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.

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.