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WFCA Grant Program

Information on the 2022 WFCA Grant program was sent directly to all head coaches in the state. ONLY the head coach, who must be a WFCA member, shall apply for a WFCA Grant. If you are an athletic director or assistant coach with question on the WFCA Grant program, please contact your school's head coach. If you are a head coach who did not receive the Grant information, please contact Travis Wilson at travis@wissports.net.

Purpose

The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) is offering grants to Wisconsin high school football programs. The purpose of the Grant is to supplement high school football budgets with an emphasis on the health and well-being of the students participating in state high school programs. The WFCA Grant is designed to enhance programs beyond what a typical budget will cover. Elements such as player safety, injury prevention, and concussion protocol are examples of items the WFCA would entertain and apply weight to in determining recipients of a WFCA Grant. Things that the Grant is NOT intended for include: coach’s salaries, equipment reconditioning, and game uniforms, to name a few.  

Amount

Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded yearly with a maximum of $60,000 being awarded in any given year. Grant amounts smaller than $3,000 will also be considered.

Eligibility

ONLY Wisconsin High School Head Coaches may apply for the WFCA Grant. There will be a maximum of 1 application accepted per school, per year. Significance will be applied to schools with a yearly budget or three-year average budget under $3,000. The head coach of the applicant program must be a member of the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association.
 
If you were awarded a grant in 2019, you are not eligible this year.

Application Process

-Schools can apply for WFCA Grants from the end of the Spring Clinic to May 2nd. Recipient schools will be announced by May 23 of each year. The WFCA Grant Committee will review all Grant applications. A check will be sent directly to the school.
 
- You will need the following information to complete the grant application: Coach name, coach contact info, school address, AD name and phone, yearly football budget, what items you are requested the grant for, itemized cost of the items, and how this grant would benefit your student-athletes.
 
-If a Grant is awarded, schools must send the WFCA proof of items purchased.
 
-Schools may re-apply annually if a Grant is not received. Schools that are awarded a Grant may
re-apply for a WFCA Grant in three years. (ex. Grant is awarded in 2022, next year eligible to apply is 2025)
 
Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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