Since 2001, WINGS has contributed $810,000 to Northfield-area non-profits to support projects and programs than benefit local women and/or youth. WINGS accepts grant applications from January to mid-March each year. Grants are awarded in June.
WINGS gives grants to qualified non-profit organizations, public schools and government organizations for the purpose of general community support. Projects funded must benefit residents of the Northfield School District. Both the applicant organization and the project funded must comply with current legal requirements forbidding discrimination as to age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Grants will not be awarded for any of the following purposes: endowment campaigns, debt reduction, lobbying or sectarian purposes/programs. In addition, they typically will not be awarded for capital development/improvement projects.