Helping Meet the Emergency Needs of Nonprofits, Groups & Churches

The Area 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 recent storm devastation.

Application guidelines are:

  • With the exception of scholarships, the Foundation does not make grants to individuals.
  • Organizations/charitable groups within the Watertown area can apply by completing the application and mailing it to the Foundation at: PO Box 116, Watertown, SD  57201; or email:
  • 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 Area Relief Fund Application

For Nonprofits

WACF feels our area community’s nonprofits and organized efforts to help others will be the difference in getting through this natural disaster. Thanks for all you do!

If you have any questions, please contact Cammie Mengwasser: