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2021 Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced

2021-12-02T14:47:17+00:00

This year’s Win Brockmeyer Memorial Scholarships recipients have been named by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and will be honored at the 26th annual Win Brockmeyer Memorial Awards Ceremony to be held at the Wausau Country Club on Friday, December 17, 2021, at 8 a.m. The 2021 student-athletes nominated by their school’s respective coaching staffs include: Colton Geurink of Wausau West High School Jacob Pfiffner of Newman Catholic High School Ty Strehlow of D.C. Everest Senior High School Sawyer Trevillian of Wausau East High School From these nominees, a Selection Committee composed of members of the local press, [...]

2021 Win Brockmeyer Memorial Award Recipients Announced 2021-12-02T14:47:17+00:00

$33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants

2021-11-10T15:45:16+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin has approved the funding of 12 Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants totaling $33,050 for the 2021-22 school year. By: Sue Nelson Program Officer 10 November 2021 $33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants [WAUSAU, WI, November 2021] — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin has approved the funding of 12 Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants totaling $33,050 for the 2021-22 school year. Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants are designed to recognize 4K-12th grade teachers throughout Marathon County for creative and innovative curriculum enhancements. As school budgets continue to [...]

$33,050 Awarded in Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants 2021-11-10T15:45:16+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

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

2021-04-26T14:15:12+00:00

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin welcomed a new board member beginning their first three-year term in April 2021 and additions to its executive committee. The Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kathy Drengler to the board.  By: Jenna Weix Director of Marketing 22 April 2021 Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member WAUSAU, WI — The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin welcomed a new board member beginning their first three-year term in April 2021 and additions to its executive committee. The Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Kathy Drengler to the board. "We take great [...]

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member 2021-04-26T14:15:12+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

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