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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.

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

New Scholarship Celebrates Women Trailblazers

2021-08-03T16:27:09+00:00

The Elizabeth S. Peters Scholarship for the Advancement of Women Fund is a first-of-its-kind scholarship to help women launch a career in accounting while also having the potential to help bring women back into the community. By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 29 July 2021 New Scholarship Celebrates Women Trailblazers When Mollie Peters talks about her mom, you can hear the pride in her voice. “My mom was a trailblazer, especially for women in accounting,” she said. Rewind to the 1960s, and you will understand why someone like Elizabeth Peters is such a torchbearer for women [...]

New Scholarship Celebrates Women Trailblazers 2021-08-03T16:27:09+00:00

Summer in Wausau with the Community Foundation

2021-08-03T16:26:11+00:00

From the variety of parks, downtown attractions, and the picturesque Wisconsin River – Wausau is a growing city, packed with things to see and do. From the variety of parks, downtown attractions, and the picturesque Wisconsin River – Wausau is a growing city, packed with things to see and do. The Community Foundation at its core is a community connector. For over 33 years, we have connected the passions of our donors with various attractions throughout Wausau. Read more here about local attractions the Community Foundation has helped make a reality to enjoy your summer in Wausau! [...]

Summer in Wausau with the Community Foundation 2021-08-03T16:26:11+00:00

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