WPS contributes to charities and organizations in our service area that need financial assistance. Review our program summaries below.

Program name Deadline Grant amount Eligible applicants* Funding focus
Local community grant Ongoing Up to $1,000 501c3 nonprofit organizations Advertising, corporate tables or special events.
Wisconsin Public Service Foundation Grant Jan 31
Apr 30
Jul 31
Oct 31
$1,000 and above 501c3 nonprofit organizations Capital campaigns, large program initiatives and major event sponsorships.
Innovative Educator Grant Oct 31 Up to $1,000 Grade 6-12 educators Projects in the areas of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
Rewarding Responders Grant Jun 15 Up to $2,000 Local public safety response agencies Equipment, projects or professional development as part of a public safety initiative.
Scholarships Varies Varies High school students A variety of college and technical school scholarships are available to students in our service area.
Matching Gifts Dec 1 $5,000/employee
WPS employees and retirees Encourages employees and retirees to actively support nonprofit organizations.
Habitat for Humanity Energy Efficiency Grant Dec 1 $1,500 Habitat for Humanity organizations Energy efficiency projects for new or existing homes.
Economic Development Organizational Support Ongoing Varies by community Economic Development organizations and Main Street programs Initiatives to maximize a community's economic potential.

* Additional qualifications may be required. Review the program page for more information.

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