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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

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

$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

$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

Lunch & Learn Series: Best Practices & Self-Care During Challenging Times

2021-03-29T17:34:45+00:00

The 2021 Nonprofit Lunch & Learn series, facilitated by Linley Daly, will feature discussion on best-practices and self-care during this time of pandemic and economic challenge.  By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 26, March 2021 Lunch & Learn Series: Best Practices & Self-Care During Challenging Times The 2021 Nonprofit Lunch & Learn series, facilitated by Linley Daly, will feature discussion on best-practices and self-care during this time of pandemic and economic challenge. These topics are offered to help nonprofit leaders assess the sector's current climate and move their organizations forward to serve our community better. Participants are [...]

Lunch & Learn Series: Best Practices & Self-Care During Challenging Times 2021-03-29T17:34:45+00:00

$550,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants in 2020

2021-04-26T14:34:39+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that 35 charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling more than $550,000 in the year 2020. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 17 DECEMBER, 2020 $555,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants in 2020 The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that 35 charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling more than $550,000 in the year 2020. Community Enhancement Grants address the tangible needs of nonprofit organizations, as well as new initiatives, that create a vibrant and livable community for all. These grants provide support for the [...]

$550,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants in 2020 2021-04-26T14:34:39+00:00

Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced

2021-04-26T14:37:48+00:00

The Win Brockmeyer Memorial Committee listed below*, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 25th annual Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarships. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 10 DECEMBER, 2020 OUTSTANDING SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE GREATER WAUSAU AREA TO BE NAMED AT THE WIN BROCKMEYER MEMORIAL AWARDS CEREMONY The Win Brockmeyer Memorial Committee listed below*, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 25th annual Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarships, a program administered by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin. The 2020 student-athletes nominated by their school’s respective coaching staffs include: Dylan Ackermann of [...]

Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced 2021-04-26T14:37:48+00:00

Granite Peak Receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation

2021-04-26T14:41:53+00:00

The Granite Peak Ski Team capitalizes on one of our greatest natural resources and provides the only alpine ski training program for youth in central Wisconsin. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 7 DECEMBER, 2020 Granite Peak Ski Team – Self Sustaining Race Venue The Granite Peak Ski Team capitalizes on one of our greatest natural resources and provides the only alpine ski training program for youth in central Wisconsin. Their vision is to build champions in life through ski racing. The organization’s goal is to acquire the necessary equipment to create a self-sustaining race venue, which will not [...]

Granite Peak Receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation 2021-04-26T14:41:53+00:00

GiGi’s Playhouse – Believe in Our Build

2021-05-12T13:41:14+00:00

GiGi’s Playhouse is a new nonprofit organization serving our area to fill the unmet needs of families in north central Wisconsin who have a loved one with Down syndrome. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 19 NOVEMBER, 2020 GiGi’s Playhouse – Believe in Our Build GiGi’s Playhouse is a new nonprofit organization serving our area to fill the unmet needs of families in north central Wisconsin who have a loved one with Down syndrome. Based on a national model, they are bringing a Playhouse to our area – a place where individuals, from pre-natal diagnoses to career-age [...]

GiGi’s Playhouse – Believe in Our Build 2021-05-12T13:41:14+00:00