Founded in 1987, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin responsibly seeks, manages, and awards charitable gifts with one goal in mind: to enhance the quality of this area for present and future generations.

Whether you wish to contribute funds for the well-being of your community or you have a community need to be addressed, the Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your philanthropic goals.

Our Mission: We exist to enhance the quality of the greater Wausau area.

Download the Community Foundation 2013 Annual Report PDF today


November 12 – 18, 2014

George L. Ruder Forum
Presentation and Dinner
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Wausau Country Club
Featuring Jeremi Suri, author and a professor of history at the University of Texas, will present, "The Living Legacy of the Greatest Generation"

Cost: $60 ($30 of which is tax-deductible)
RSVP by Friday, November 7
715-845-9555 or
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Register today! | Overview | Quest Tasks
Mark your calendar and plan to join CommUNITY Foundation Quest taking place November 12-18.
CommUNITY Foundation Quest is a chance to visit various nonprofit organizations in the Wausau area to learn about the work they do to benefit our community.
Each Quest will be easy and fun to do. Participants will earn a prize entry ticket for a chance to win with each completed "Task".

CommUNITY Quest Kick-Off:
Tuesday, November 11, 5-6 p.m.
Woodson YMCA Camp Sturtevant
2701 Northwestern Avenue, Wausau

The Quest is On:
November 12–18, 2014
Visit various nonprofit locations

CommUNITY Quest Finale:
Tuesday, November 18, 5-6 p.m.
Wausau Curling Club
1920 Curling Way, Wausau