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$550,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants in 2020

2020-12-15T23:09:30+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 2020-12-15T23:09:30+00:00

Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced

2020-12-10T20:54:48+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 2020-12-10T20:54:48+00:00

Granite Peak Receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation

2020-12-07T21:49:43+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 2020-12-07T21:49:43+00:00

GiGi’s Playhouse – Believe in Our Build

2020-11-19T22:18:37+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 2020-11-19T22:18:37+00:00

The Scott Stasney Freedom Fund

2020-11-11T16:51:39+00:00

11 NOVEMBER 2020 The Scott Stasney Freedom Fund Scott Stasney was born in 1982 and grew up in Wausau where he enjoyed an active childhood.  As a lanky six-foot teen, his frame was ideally suited for activities such as snowboarding, rollerblading, soccer, and biking.  A music lover, his quick wit and sense of humor entertained audiences as a DJ at various functions.  Scott had a personality that drew people to him – he had many friends and was well-liked by his peers. After graduation from Wausau East High School in 2000, Scott enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.  The [...]

The Scott Stasney Freedom Fund 2020-11-11T16:51:39+00:00

$25,000 Available for Local Teachers from Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants

2020-09-02T12:45:16+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is providing up to $25,000 in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants for Innovative and Creative Ideas.  By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 2, SEPTEMBER 2020 $25,000 in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants Available for Local Teachers [WAUSAU, WI, September 2020] —  As local schools are resuming class in various forms – from in-class to virtual – many teachers have returned this fall with energy, excitement, and innovative ideas to make learning fun and exciting for their students.  However, they may have one thing that stands in their way – the [...]

$25,000 Available for Local Teachers from Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants 2020-09-02T12:45:16+00:00

$270,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants

2020-07-10T13:10:11+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that 20 charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling $270,000 in the first half of 2020. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 9 JULY 2020 $270,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants [WAUSAU, WI, July 2020] — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin announced that 20 charitable causes have received Community Enhancement Grants totaling $270,000 in the first half of 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 [...]

$270,000 Awarded in Community Enhancement Grants 2020-07-10T13:10:11+00:00

Community Foundation Awards Nearly $100,000 in Support of the Arts

2020-07-08T20:59:48+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin recently distributed nearly $100,000 through its Community Arts Grant Fund to 24 local organizations to assist them with their arts-related programming. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 9 JUNE 2020 The Community Foundation Awards Nearly $100,000 in Support of the Arts WAUSAU, WI —The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin recently distributed nearly $100,000 through its Community Arts Grant Fund to 24 local organizations to assist them with their arts-related programming. This year, in addition to traditional programming grants of up to $5,000, special funding was designated for Community Arts [...]

Community Foundation Awards Nearly $100,000 in Support of the Arts 2020-07-08T20:59:48+00:00

Thank you, Teachers! National Teacher Appreciation Week

2020-07-01T18:21:33+00:00

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week! Teachers impact the lives of our children and youth every day. By: Jenna Weix Marketing Associate Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week! Teachers impact the lives of our children and youth every day. With the unpredicted change to the school year, our teachers have done even more to continue education with virtual classrooms and learning at home lessons. All to ensure every student has the tools they need to reach their full potential. Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants are awarded each year and are designed to enhance and reward innovative teaching, learning, [...]

Thank you, Teachers! National Teacher Appreciation Week 2020-07-01T18:21:33+00:00

$91,000 Granted Back to Our Community From Community Response Fund

2020-07-01T18:26:25+00:00

As of April 3, 2020, $91,000.00 has been invested directly back to the area.  $91,000 Granted Back to Our Community From Community Response Fund WAUSAU, WI- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and United Way of Marathon County continue to address the needs of local nonprofits through the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. As of April 3, 2020, $91,000.00 has been invested directly back to the area.  This COVID-19 Community Response Fund focuses on immediate needs such as, but not limited to: Childcare for families impacted as a result of the pandemic Mental [...]

$91,000 Granted Back to Our Community From Community Response Fund 2020-07-01T18:26:25+00:00