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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.

Over $400,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Area Students

2021-07-08T13:37:41+00:00

Through the generosity of Community Foundation donors, 230 students from pre-school to post-graduate will be receiving over $400,000 in educational assistance grants this spring. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 1 July, 2021 Over $400,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Area Students Scholarship funds are established within the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin for various reasons including honoring or memorializing a loved one, supporting a particular field of study, recognizing a specific academic institution, or benefiting a particular student population. Since its inception in 1987, over $3.5 million has been awarded in scholarships through funds administered within [...]

Over $400,000 Awarded in Scholarships to Area Students 2021-07-08T13:37:41+00:00

Honoring the Memory of Longtime Partners

2021-06-24T14:09:11+00:00

D.J. and Mary Clare Freeman were married for over 70 years, the epitome of life partners. Here at the Community Foundation, we were fortunate enough to have them both as passionate philanthropical partners since the Foundation’s earliest days with Mary Clare being part of our board of directors. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 24 June 2021 Honoring the Memory of Longtime Partners D.J. and Mary Clare Freeman were married for over 70 years, the epitome of life partners. Here at the Community Foundation, we were fortunate enough to have them both as passionate philanthropical partners [...]

Honoring the Memory of Longtime Partners 2021-06-24T14:09:11+00:00

Philanthropy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate

2021-06-22T16:28:54+00:00

Recently, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (ACE) Act, a bill that seeks to impose new legislative mandates on Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) and private foundations. By: Tony Schields President/CEO | Wisconsin Philanthropy Network Guest Contributor 22 June 2021 Philanthropy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate Our partners at the Wisconsin Philanthropy Network and the United Philanthropy Forum developed information on the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (ACE) Act concerning new legislative mandates for Donor Advised Funds and private foundations. Below is the information they provided. Recently, U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) [...]

Philanthropy Reform Bill Introduced in Senate 2021-06-22T16:28:54+00:00

$94,700 Awarded in Community Arts Grants in 2021

2021-06-21T14:13:34+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin recently distributed $94,700 through its Community Arts Grant Fund to 20 local organizations to assist them with their arts-related programming. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 27 May, 2021 $94,700 Awarded in Community Arts Grants in 2021 The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin recently distributed $94,700 through its Community Arts Grant Fund to 20 local organizations to assist them with their arts-related programming. Projects designed to complement, enhance, or expand new or existing cultural activities throughout Marathon County were eligible to receive funding. To qualify, some portion or outcome [...]

$94,700 Awarded in Community Arts Grants in 2021 2021-06-21T14:13:34+00:00

Giving Strategies to Maximize Your Charitable Contributions

2021-06-22T13:39:04+00:00

Giving to charity is an easy way to make an impact, both for the donor and the recipient.  Yet, it can be very overwhelming to understand all of the ways to give to charity and which method is the most advantageous.  By: Melissa Kampmann Attorney | Ruder Ware Guest Contributor 25 May 2021 Giving Strategies to Maximize Your Charitable Contributions Giving to charity is an easy way to make an impact, both for the donor and the recipient.  Yet, it can be very overwhelming to understand all of the ways to give to charity and which [...]

Giving Strategies to Maximize Your Charitable Contributions 2021-06-22T13:39:04+00:00

Leaving A Lasting Legacy: Caroline S. Mark

2021-05-12T13:39:01+00:00

It is hard to turn in any direction in the greater Wausau area and not see something Caroline S. Mark’s charitable hand touched before her death in 2002. Whether it be essential programs, necessary facilities, or laser medical research – the Caroline S. Mark Foundation was likely involved. 11 May 2021 Leaving a Lasting Legacy: Caroline S. Mark It is hard to turn in any direction in the greater Wausau area and not see something Caroline S. Mark’s charitable hand touched before her death in 2002. Whether it be essential programs, necessary facilities, or laser medical research – [...]

Leaving A Lasting Legacy: Caroline S. Mark 2021-05-12T13:39:01+00:00

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

2021-04-26T14:15:12+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin welcomed a new board member beginning their first three-year term in April 2021 and additions to its executive committee. The Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kathy Drengler to the board.  By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 22 April 2021 Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member WAUSAU, WI — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin welcomed a new board member beginning their first three-year term in April 2021 and additions to its executive committee. The Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kathy Drengler to the board. "We take great [...]

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member 2021-04-26T14:15:12+00:00

The Thomas Allen David Memorial Fund

2021-04-16T14:50:08+00:00

In 2002, Paul and Patty David were searching for a way to create a memorial for their son, Thomas. Seeking a local trusted organization, the family turned to the Community Foundation to make their hopes a reality. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 8 April 2021 The Thomas Allen David Memorial Fund In 2002, Paul and Patty David were searching for a way to create a memorial for their son, Thomas. Seeking a local trusted organization, the family turned to the Community Foundation to make their hopes a reality. Creating the Thomas Allen David Memorial Fund [...]

The Thomas Allen David Memorial Fund 2021-04-16T14:50:08+00:00

$117,420 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants

2021-03-29T19:40:50+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that nine charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling $117,420 in the first quarter of 2021. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 29, March 2021 $117,420 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants We are proud to announce that nine charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling $117,420 in the first quarter of 2021. Community Enhancement Grants address the tangible needs of nonprofit organizations and new initiatives that create a vibrant and livable community for all. These grants provide support for the arts, education, health, human services, and resource [...]

$117,420 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants 2021-03-29T19:40:50+00:00