Volunteer Generation Fund Mini Grant Application

Serve Wisconsin


Under the 2009 Serve America Act, the Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) was established to provide funding through State Service Commissions to strengthen local volunteer programs and expand volunteerism.

Serve Wisconsin’s Volunteer Generation Fund provides support to volunteer programs in every region of the state. The Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) focuses on investments in volunteer management practices that improve volunteer recruitment, retention, and training.

Serve Wisconsin is currently inviting agencies to apply for up to $4,000 in mini grants to be used to promote volunteer trainings, days of service, and disaster simulations. The last day to incur expenses reimbursable by the grant is September 30th, 2023. Non-profit and public organizations in Wisconsin are eligible to apply including, volunteer centers, school districts, community colleges, faith based organizations, universities, local governments, and other tax exempt agencies.


Grant applications are due April 14th. If you are interested in applying for these funds, please fill out the application found here: https://forms.office.com/g/94kyTAdUSf

Please contact Rachel Donaldson at [email protected] with questions about the mini grants and the application process.