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Welcome to the U.S. Venture / Schmidt Family Foundation online grant application system.  Thank you for helping fulfill our mission to be a catalyst for change supporting self-sufficiency, community enrichment and vulnerable populations.

Please note - All 2018 Grant Deadlines have passed. 
Here are the deadlines for calendar year 2019:

Sponsorship Grants:
Quarter 1:  January 2, 2019
Quarter 2:  April 1, 2019
Quarter 3:  July 1, 2019
Quarter 4:  October 1, 2019

Program Grants:
Quarter 1:  February 1, 2019
Quarter 2:  May 1, 2019
Quarter 3:  August 1, 2019
Quarter 4:  November 1, 2019

Please allow 6-8 weeks after the grant deadlines for final decisions.  

You can fill out a Program Grant or a Sponsorship grant.  The Community Engagment team at U.S. Venture will determine what grants will be seen by the Schmidt Family G4 group. 
Send questions to: or call 920-243-5772 for questions on Sponsorship Grants, or 920-243-5806 for questions on Program Grants.

Please note- grant requests under $1,000 can be emailed to

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