New London-Spicer Area Fund Grant Round Open

Friday, August 31, 2018

The New London-Spicer Area Fund  (NLSAF) announced the annual opening of their grant round. The NLSAF seeks to fund programs that fit within the categories of arts, healthy communities and lifestyles, environment and large-scale and sustainable initiatives. Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, school or government entity who serve in the 12 northern townships of Kandiyohi County. The deadline for grant applications is November 1st.  For more information about the grant round and to apply, visit and select “WACF - New London Spicer Area Fund Grant”.

Sara Carlson, executive director of the WACF, stated, “We look forward to all the innovative and meaningful projects that many programs can bring to the New London-Spicer community and the impact they can bring to the places we all love to call home.”

Last year, NLSAF supported programs such as becoming a partner to help improve the city ballpark via a new scoreboard at Willie Reigstad Park in Sunburg; aiding in purchasing new choral robes for the New London-Spicer Area Schools; and supporting Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center Yellow Boats on the Pond project that highlight paddling opportunities on the Middle Fork Crow River and Mill Pond.
The New London-Spicer Area Fund is a citizen-driven and professionally managed ongoing resource that enables individuals to support advancements in the community and serves the 12 northern townships of Kandiyohi County: Arctander, Burbank, Colfax, Dovre, Green Lake, Harrison, Irving, Lake Andrew, Mamre, New London, Norway Lake and Roseville.

The New London-Spicer Area Fund is a fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation (WACF) and powered by CommunityGiving, which is a collaboration of community foundations united under a single framework to create efficiencies that maximize the impact of our donors. Collectively, CommunityGiving administers more than 700 funds totaling more than $140 million. Learn more at