Helping Meet the Emergency Needs of Nonprofits, Groups & Churches

The Watertown Relief Fund is a fund established by the Foundation to support emergency needs of nonprofits, organizations, groups and churches in their increasing efforts to serve others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application guidelines are:

  • With the exception of scholarships, the Foundation does not make grants to individuals.
  • Organizations/charitable groups within a 30-mile radius of Watertown can apply by completing the application and mailing it to the Foundation at: PO Box 116, Watertown, SD  57201; or email: foundation@iw.net
  • Letters of support or other relevant materials may be included with the grant application.
  • A decision by the WACF Board will be made within 48 hours of receiving the grant application and the applicants will be notified immediately with the results.

Download the Watertown Relief Fund Application


For Nonprofits

WACF feels our community’s nonprofits and organized efforts to help others will be the difference in getting through this pandemic with as little discomfort as possible. Thanks for all you do!

If you have any questions, please contact Jan DeBerg: foundation@iw.net