Sylvan Area Fund is an unrestricted community grant fund that supports USD 299 and the economic growth and development within the boundaries of USD 299.
The Fund was created by the generosity of individuals who have contributed money for the charitable use to address the present and future needs this geographic area. From this endowed fund, the advisory committee annually determines and designates the amount of available funding in the form of community grants.
The applications are open to a variety of issues. All individuals, groups, and non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. For-profit organizations will not be considered unless the request is for a charitable project. Grants will be limited to projects within the geographic area served by USD 299.
All applicants will need to fill out a grant application form through our online grant system.