Enriching the quality of life in our Community.

“When it comes to philanthropically making an impact, no group has done it better than the Prescott Foundation."
- Prescott Journal

Our mission is to build a better community through charitable giving. The Prescott Foundation supports programs, projects and organizations that enrich life for residents of the Prescott community. We provide grants for community development, education, recreation, arts and culture, environmental projects, youth programs and community services.

The Foundation, a 501(c) 3 corporation, is funded by donations from individuals and businesses that are committed to making a better community.


How to Give.

The Prescott Foundation is a 501c (3) corporation which provides tax-effective ways to ensure your gift achieves the greatest possible impact.

Gift options include:

Donations can be mailed to the Prescott Foundation or you can donate online with our secure online donation portal.


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Grant Guidelines

Our mission is to build a better community through charitable giving.

The Prescott Foundation supports programs, projects and organizations that enrich life for residents of the Prescott community. We provide grants for community development, education, recreation, arts and culture, environmental projects, youth programs and community services.

In setting priorities for making grants, we consider the needs of the Prescott area, the programs of other funding agencies, and our resources.

The Prescott Foundation welcomes grant requests from organized groups within the greater Prescott area that meet one of the following criteria:

Grants are generally not awarded for:

Grant requests will be evaluated based on project purpose, innovation, reach within the community, budget, the capacity to continue the project, the ability of the requesting group to successfully implement and manage the project, and the availability of other funding.

Because we expect that requests for funds will always exceed our resources, we will give higher priority to projects that significantly contribute to the benefit of our community and where a moderate amount of money can achieve a significant result.

Grant recipients are selected by the Prescott Foundation Board of Directors and approved by the St. Croix Valley Foundation Board of Directors.

We require that all grant recipients provide a brief summary of the program’s results. We will indicate a timeframe for the summary when we notify recipients of a grant award.

When completing the grant application, please provide the appropriate amount of detail so that Foundation Board members can understand and evaluate your request.

How to Apply for a Grant

Click the link below to download our grant application form. You can either:


Where to Send Requests

Email requests to: prescottwifoundation@gmail.com


Mail requests to: PO Box 392, Prescott, WI 54021

Grant requests should be received by the first of the month for consideration at the following month’s meeting. Please allow a minimum of 60 days from the date of submission to the date any approved grant funds are delivered.

Contact Us

The grant committee coordinators and Foundation president are available to answer questions from grant seekers. Such consultation will be informal and carry no assurance of suitability for funding.

Grant Committee Coordinators:

Dar Hovel, 651-206-0573

or email us at prescottwifoundation@gmail.com

Click here to download Grant Request Timing.


About Us.

The Prescott Foundation has been improving the quality of life and advancing philanthropy in the Prescott area since 1989.  Our mission is to build a better community through charitable giving.  We connect donors to the charitable causes that the community care about and we make grants and provide leadership to address community issues.

Each year, thousands of dollars flow from the Prescott Foundation to support the good work of our schools, local organizations, and charitable groups.  The consistent stream of local philanthropy begins in the hearts of our donors, people who have prospered here and who want to give something back to the community.  Whether they make a one-time donation, plan a bequest from a large estate, or make a small memorial donation to honor a loved one, people find a pathway for their good intentions through the Prescott Foundation.

A volunteer Board of Directors governs the Prescott Foundation.  The members have combined expertise in charitable giving, law, financial management, government, general business and community service.  The Board defines the vision, mission, and strategies of the Foundation.  In 2013 we became an affiliate of the St. Croix Valley Foundation, which provides us with expert investment management and additional resources for administration.

Each year, the Prescott Foundation provides grants to organization and groups that respond to specific community challenges and improve the vitality of our community.  We are especially interested in supporting programs that create a positive and lasting impact.


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors governs the activities of the Prescott Foundation. The Board establishes the mission, vision and plans of the Foundation. It is responsible for overseeing the investment of donor funds and approves all grants.

Board members serve without compensation and are selected because of their judgment, integrity, community involvement and understanding of philanthropic needs.

Current officers and directors are


President, Mandy Matzek
Vice President, Tom Magnan
Treasurer, Veronica Wittek
Secretary, Miranda Green


Dar Hovel
Phil Helgeson
Mark Helmer
Joan Korfhage
Mark Most
Jason Brazzale
Chuck Block
Rick Murphy
Dr. Rick Spicuzza, School Administrator (Ex.Officio)
Dave Hovel, Mayor (Ex.Officio)



St. Croix Valley Community Foundation

City of Prescott

Freedom Park

Prescott School District

Prescott Public Library

Prescott Chamber of Commerce


Contact Us

We would be pleased to answer any questions you may have and/or add you name to our mailing list.

Contact A Board Member:

President, Mandy Matzek

Vice President, Tom Magnan
Treasurer, Jim Lewis
Secretary, Miranda Green (miranda.green@bmo.com)

Prescott Foundation Email:



Prescott Foundation
P.O. Box 392
Prescott, WI 54021


The Prescott Foundation is an affiliate member of the St. Croix Valley Foundation. For additional questions on the Prescott Foundation or the St. Croix Foundation, please contact:

Margi Miller, Affiliate Development Officer
516 Second Street, Suite 214, Hudson WI 54016
Office: 715.386.9490 Fax: 715.386.1250

21st Annual Golf Outing

Location: Clifton Highlands

Wednesday, AUGUST 8, 2018 ... Registration Form

Registration starts at 11:30 a.m.

Tee-off at 12:30 p.m.

Golfing donation includes:

18 holes, cart, dinner and prizes.

The Annual Golf Outing will be held regardless of weather, no exchanges or refunds. Space is limited so please send in your registration soon.


Register Early by Friday, July 20th for a chance to WIN a TV!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Tee Sponsor

  • $150 sponsor fee
  • Tee sponsors do not staff the tee
  • Signage is provided

Prize Sponsor

  • Donate a prize or cash ($50 minimum)

U-Choose Raffle Sponsor

  • A donation of a raffle prize with $150 minimum value.
  • Signage is provided





For more information on the Annual Golf Outing contact Phil Helegeson at 715-262-5551

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