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$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

Welcoming New Team Member Kelly Price

2021-03-29T19:45:57+00:00

We are delighted to welcome a new team member to the Community Foundation staff: Kelly Price, who joins us as our new Executive Assistant. Kelly will be an integral part of providing administrative and programmatic support to our team.  By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 19, MARCH 2021 Community Foundation Welcomes Kelly Price As Executive Assistant We are delighted to welcome Kelly Price to the Community Foundation's administrative team. As the executive assistant, Kelly will be integral in providing administrative and programmatic support for the Foundation. Kelly joins the CFONCW team with extensive experience in [...]

Welcoming New Team Member Kelly Price 2021-03-29T19:45:57+00:00

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund Closes After Granting Over $632,000 Within Marathon County

2021-04-07T17:04:52+00:00

In March of 2020, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin in partnership with United Way of Marathon County teamed up to establish the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. This fund in total raised and granted out over $632,000 to local nonprofits throughout Marathon County thanks to the generosity of our community. By: Jenna Weix Marketing Associate 10 February 2021 The COVID-19 Community Response Fund Officially Closes After Granting Over $632,000 in Marathon County WAUSAU, WI- In March of 2020, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin in partnership with United Way of Marathon County teamed up to [...]

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund Closes After Granting Over $632,000 Within Marathon County 2021-04-07T17:04:52+00:00

The Difference is YOU Scholarship

2021-04-07T17:07:07+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 2021-04-07T17:07:07+00:00

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

2021-04-07T17:10:31+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 2021-04-07T17:10:31+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

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

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