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EJII Grassroots Capacity Building Grant

Complete Application


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-W9 Form Required-


Applications due 

No Deadline -  Accecpted on Rolling Basis 


Grantee Requirements


EJII will award grants between $1k – $10k for each partner to use specifically to bring awareness to an Environmental Justice issue by engaging community members, convening discusions, and advancing actionable tactics and strategies to accelerate Environmental Justice advocacy in the state of Wisconsin.

  • Grants Update

  • 4 hour monthly EJII meeting committment (2023)

  • Monthly EJII reports - 

  • In-person EJII kickoff event (Milwaukee, Dec. 8 & 9, 2022)*

  • Future Events TBD

  • Panelist participation and Discussion Facilitator

  • Recruit new initiative members

  • Members complete Racial Equity Primer & Climate Resilience Virtual Workshops ($50 stipend per member)

How to Submit Your Proposal


  • Plan 1-2 hours to complete the online application

  • Draft your responses in a document and copy/paste in the proposal submission form

  • After submission: Prepare for and schedule 30-minute virtual presentation of proposal ideas EJII Steerining Committee


Prepare to upload:

  • W9 (Organization or Individual(s))

  • IRS 501(c)3 Letter

  • If not a 501(c)3, upload identification of two primary project owners/managers

  • 501(c)3 not required

  • List of primary project partners

  • Financial audit, if requesting $5,000  or above

  • We recommend groups without 501c3 request $2,500 or less

EJII Member Training & Stipend


$50 Stipend, paid directly to Initiative members through Bill.com


To receive stipend each member must complete: 

  • EJII membership application

  • Racial Equity Primer & Climate Resilience Workshop (1hr virtual session, pre/post quizzes)

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