The deadline for a completed Grant Application is May 1st, in order that it can be reviewed at our Annual meeting and, If necessary, additional information or clarification can be requested prior to grant determinations being finalized.

Grantees are required to sign and return our Grant Acknowledgement form immediately after the grant check is received. Grant checks are issued in August.

Grantees are requested to report on the results of the program for which the grant was awarded within one year and interim reports are strongly encouraged.

Please use the online Grant Application Form to submit your request or print-out the application, complete the application by answering all questions and mail it to the following address:
Jerome J. and Dorothy H. Holz Family Foundation
c/o Don Tushaus
10400 W. Innovation Drive, Suite 110
Milwaukee, WI 53226


Grants are made only to operating non-profit organizations exempt from Federal taxation under the Internal Revenue Code.

The Foundation will operate without discrimination towards age, race, religion, sex, or national origin.

Priority will be given to projects and programs in Milwaukee/Waukesha Counties that mainly benefit:
  • Education of youth and child development
  • Special education of handicapped individuals
  • Student services and organizations
  • Zoos and zoological societies
  • Community projects and events
Grants are not made to individuals.
Grants are not made for general fund raising, deficit financing, or loans.
Grants are generally not made for religious purposes.
Grants are not made to labor or political organizations.