jenna

|Jenna Weix

About Jenna Weix

Hello! I am Jenna Weix, the Director of Marketing at the Community Foundation. It's great to connect with our nonprofit community in this way to share resources and ideas that build a strong community.

Celebrating 35 Years of Enhancing North Central Wisconsin

2022-01-20T14:45:46+00:00

[WAUSAU, WI January 20, 2022] — Incorporated on January 22, 1987, as the Wausau Area Community Foundation, the public foundation now known as the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is celebrating its 35th anniversary of connecting the passions of people who want to make a difference with the needs of nonprofits for local community impact. The community foundation field is one of the fastest-growing philanthropic sectors in the United States. Community foundations build and strengthen communities in a multitude of ways, including providing the means for a wide range of donors to create funds to meet critical needs. “Donors [...]

Celebrating 35 Years of Enhancing North Central Wisconsin 2022-01-20T14:45:46+00:00

Community Foundation Awards $525,000 in Community Enhancement Grants

2021-12-22T14:16:22+00:00

[WAUSAU, WI, December 22, 2021] — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that in 2021, thirty-one charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling more than $525,000. Community Enhancement Grants address the tangible needs of nonprofit organizations and new initiatives that foster a vibrant and livable community for all. These grants provide support in the areas of the arts, education, health, human services, and resource preservation – enhancing every area of life for people throughout Marathon County. "The Community Foundation is dedicated to being good stewards of the contributions that have been entrusted to us, and we are [...]

Community Foundation Awards $525,000 in Community Enhancement Grants 2021-12-22T14:16:22+00:00

Community Foundation Presents An Evening With Michael J. Fox

2021-12-20T21:18:58+00:00

[WAUSAU, WI, December 15, 2021] — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is pleased to welcome Michael J. Fox as the 2022 speaker for the George L. Ruder Forum on April 19, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Grand Theater in Wausau, WI. The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P. Keaton in Family Ties; as Mike Flaherty in Spin City; and through numerous other movie roles and guest appearances. Diagnosed at age 29, Michael is equally engaged in Parkinson’s advocacy work, raising [...]

Community Foundation Presents An Evening With Michael J. Fox 2021-12-20T21:18:58+00:00

2021 Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced

2021-12-02T14:47:17+00:00

This year’s Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarships recipients have been named by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and will be honored at the 26th annual Win Brockmeyer Memorial Awards Ceremony to be held at the Wausau Country Club on Friday, December 17, 2021, at 8 a.m. The 2021 student-athletes nominated by their school’s respective coaching staffs include: Colton Geurink of Wausau West High School Jacob Pfiffner of Newman Catholic High School Ty Strehlow of D.C. Everest Senior High School Sawyer Trevillian of Wausau East High School From these nominees, a Selection Committee composed of members of the local press, [...]

2021 Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced 2021-12-02T14:47:17+00:00

Year-End Giving Tips & Deadlines

2021-11-29T22:02:59+00:00

November 29, 2021   At the Community Foundation, we help you to be strategic and intentional in your charitable giving. We work to ensure that your donations make the greatest impact on the causes you care about while maximizing your tax advantages. Now is the perfect time to give. When you make a donation to the Community Foundation before or on December 31, you are making a significant impact in the community we live in. Here are 4 tips to consider in making a year-end gift. 1. Consider a gift of cash or securities A gift of cash is a simple [...]

Year-End Giving Tips & Deadlines 2021-11-29T22:02:59+00:00

Make a Lasting Impact on the Future of Our Community

2021-11-11T21:41:19+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is part of a national network of over 750 community foundations that are uniquely situated to improve their regions by enacting innovative solutions and creating powerful partnerships. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 11 November 2021 Make a Lasting Impact on the Future of Our Community The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is part of a national network of over 750 community foundations that are uniquely situated to improve their regions by enacting innovative solutions and creating powerful partnerships. From November 12-18, we celebrate Community Foundation Week, a [...]

Make a Lasting Impact on the Future of Our Community 2021-11-11T21:41:19+00:00

$33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants

2021-11-10T15:45:16+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin has approved the funding of 12 Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants totaling $33,050 for the 2021-22 school year. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 10 November 2021 $33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants [WAUSAU, WI, November 2021] — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin has approved the funding of 12 Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants totaling $33,050 for the 2021-22 school year. Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants are designed to recognize 4K-12th grade teachers throughout Marathon County for creative and innovative curriculum enhancements. As school budgets continue to [...]

$33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants 2021-11-10T15:45:16+00:00

The Jessica Clay Social Justice & Equality Fund

2021-11-03T20:28:07+00:00

Jessica Clay was an advocate, attorney, artist, and overall amazing human who believed in each individual making a difference in the world. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 4 November 2021 The Jessica Clay Social Justice & Equality Fund Jessica Clay was an advocate, attorney, artist, and overall amazing human who believed in each individual making a difference in the world. “She was an independent person that envisioned herself as a leader and felt a personal responsibility for creating change wherever it was needed,” reflected her parents, Butch and Cindy Clay. On July 12, 2021, Jessica passed [...]

The Jessica Clay Social Justice & Equality Fund 2021-11-03T20:28:07+00:00

2021 Donor Celebration

2021-09-13T15:56:27+00:00

Thursday, September 9th we held a beautiful event at the Wausau Country Club where we celebrated philanthropy. We would like to express our sincere thanks for the generosity and trust that our donors have placed in the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing Thursday, September 9th, we held a beautiful event at the Wausau Country Club, where we celebrated our generous donors. We want to express our sincere thanks for the generosity and trust that our donors have placed in the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin. Their investment of time, energy, [...]

2021 Donor Celebration 2021-09-13T15:56:27+00:00

Coming Together for the Community: Community Partners Campus

2021-09-09T12:45:30+00:00

Community Partners Campus is an initiative that will provide a center for several human service-based nonprofits to deliver services more efficiently under one roof. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 17 August 2021 Coming Together for the Community: Community Partners Campus By this time next year, when you drive down Grand Avenue, there will be a brand new building just north of the Wausau Police Department. “We want the campus to stand out and look welcoming and distinctive to those that utilize the space,” said Cari Logemann, executive director of Community Partners Campus. The Community Partners [...]

Coming Together for the Community: Community Partners Campus 2021-09-09T12:45:30+00:00