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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

$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

Announcing Our New President/CEO

2020-09-22T12:24:19+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 2020-09-22T12:24:19+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

COVID-19 Community Response Fund Raises Nearly $500,000

2020-07-29T18:05:49+00:00

The COVID-19 Community Response Fund continues to connect the donations of generous donors with local nonprofits in need.  By: Jenna Weix Marketing Associate 27 July 2020 The COVID-19 Community Response Fund Raises Nearly $500,000 to Support Local Nonprofits WAUSAU, WI- The COVID-19 Community Response Fund initiated by the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin and United Way of Marathon County has experienced an outpouring of support since its inception in late March and is proud to announce an additional gift received of $23,000 from the Spring Fever Group of Wausau. Formed in the 1980’s, the 25 [...]

COVID-19 Community Response Fund Raises Nearly $500,000 2020-07-29T18:05:49+00:00