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The Difference is YOU Scholarship

2021-01-18T22:16:42+00:00

As a graduating high school senior at Mosinee High School Alexia Pfeiffer published a children’s book entitled, “Albert the Frog.” The book was written as a way for Alexia to express the struggles she experienced as a child with a hearing impairment that impacted her speech and reading.  By: Jenna Weix Marketing Associate 18 January 2021 The Difference Is YOU Scholarship As a graduating high school senior at Mosinee High School Alexia Pfeiffer published a children’s book entitled, “Albert the Frog.” The book was written as a way for Alexia to express the struggles she experienced as a [...]

The Difference is YOU Scholarship 2021-01-18T22:16:42+00:00

Nearly $80,000 Available in Funding From COVID-19 Community Response Fund

2021-01-06T19:57:20+00:00

Thanks to recent gifts from the Dudley Foundation and Walter Alexander Foundation, the COVID-19 Community Response Fund remains open and ready to address needs that arise in our community due to the ongoing affects of the pandemic. By: Jenna Weix Marketing Associate 7 January 2021 Nearly $80,000 Available in Funding From COVID-19 Community Response Fund WAUSAU, WI- Since March 2020, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and United Way of Marathon County have granted over $550,000 to local nonprofit organizations through the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. The fund recently received an additional $60,000 to address ongoing [...]

Nearly $80,000 Available in Funding From COVID-19 Community Response Fund 2021-01-06T19:57:20+00:00

New Year, New Opportunities

2021-01-04T16:15:41+00:00

Happy New Year! As we begin 2021, the Community Foundation is proud to provide your nonprofit organization opportunities to learn, grow, and connect as we embark on a new year, together.  By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 4, January 2021 New Year, New Opportunities for Your Nonprofit Happy New Year! As we begin 2021, the Community Foundation is proud to provide your nonprofit organization opportunities to learn, grow, and connect as we embark on a new year, together. A healthy nonprofit sector is essential to building a vibrant and livable community. Again in 2021, the Community Foundation [...]

New Year, New Opportunities 2021-01-04T16:15:41+00:00

$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

Year-End Giving Tips & Deadlines

2020-11-09T19:05:30+00:00

9 NOVEMBER 2020 Year-End Giving Tips & Deadlines 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. Consider a gift of cash or securities A gift [...]

Year-End Giving Tips & Deadlines 2020-11-09T19:05:30+00:00

Governor Evers Invests $10 Million in Wisconsin Nonprofits

2020-11-03T20:06:15+00:00

3 NOVEMBER 2020 Gov. Evers Invests $10 Million in Wisconsin Nonprofits Gov. Tony Evers today announced a $10-million investment aimed at providing economic stabilization for nonprofit organizations providing critical services to Wisconsinites during COVID-19, which continues to surge across Wisconsin. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected folks and families across our state in nearly every aspect of their lives,” said Gov. Evers. “Our nonprofit organizations have been there every step of the way, answering the call to serve by providing critical and diverse services to Wisconsinites who are facing significant challenges. The economic stability of our nonprofits is key to [...]

Governor Evers Invests $10 Million in Wisconsin Nonprofits 2020-11-03T20:06:15+00:00