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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

2021-02-10T20:03:31+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 2021-02-10T20:03:31+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

A Note from Tim Parker, President/CEO

2020-10-29T20:50:42+00:00

29 OCTOBER 2020 Get to Know Tim Parker, President/CEO Friends of the Community Foundation, I could not be more grateful to accept the position as President/CEO of this well-established and well-loved organization that consists of an extremely talented team and long history of dedicated donors and nonprofit partners. My goal for leading this organization is to build on the achievements of the past 33 years. The Community Foundation will not only maintain its high level of standards in philanthropy but will continue to expand upon our impact in north central Wisconsin. I come to the Wausau area from Grand [...]

A Note from Tim Parker, President/CEO 2020-10-29T20:50:42+00:00

Announcing Our New President/CEO

2021-02-10T20:04:04+00:00

22, SEPTEMBER 2020 Announcing Our New President/CEO, Tim Parker The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin’s board of directors is pleased to announce that it has named Tim Parker as its new President/CEO effective October 2020. Parker, being an energetic entrepreneur and global business leader, brings a wealth of leadership experience and a passion for positive change within local communities. He succeeds Jean Tehan who retired on August 31. “Our board of directors is thrilled to introduce a leader of Tim’s caliber into our community to guide the Community Foundation,” said board chair, Chris Pfender. “Tim possesses the qualifications and [...]

Announcing Our New President/CEO 2021-02-10T20:04:04+00:00

COVID-19 Impact Catalog

2020-09-18T18:57:33+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is hosting its first-ever “Month of Giving” by introducing the COVID-19 Impact Catalog to support local nonprofit agencies. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 21, SEPTEMBER 2020 Month of Giving Starts October 1 Through COVID-19 Impact Catalog The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is hosting its first-ever “Month of Giving” by introducing the COVID-19 Impact Catalog to support local nonprofit agencies. With the impact of COVID-19 on our community, nonprofit organizations have been forced to be creative in their programming and fundraising efforts. With loss of revenue, canceled [...]

COVID-19 Impact Catalog 2020-09-18T18:57:33+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