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Grants & Scholarships 2019-06-20T15:57:01+00:00

Grants & Scholarships

Whether supporting a local community enhancement project, or providing deserving students with academic opportunities, Community Foundation grants and scholarships change lives every day. Explore the options available by clicking the Community Grants & Scholarship links to the right and learn how you can apply.

Grant Spotlights

Featured Grant Story


Woodson YMCA Expansion Project

The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin granted $100,000 from the Wausau Marathon County Fund to the Strengthening The Heart Of Our Community Capital Campaign. This is a $19 million dollar campaign that will expand and enhance the Woodson YMCA facilities in downtown Wausau. The project will help the Y serve infants through seniors and all ages in between.

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CenterStage Band & Show Choir: $4,778

An annual, family friendly, band and show choir performance at the Grand Theater. The show this year is “Going Back to the ‘80’s!” will be held September 26-28 and is free to the general public.


Hmong American Center: $4,873

The Hmong Wausau Festival will occur this year over a two day span on July 27 and 28 at the Eastbay Sports Complex. Over 8,000 attendees, 1,000 competitors, and hundreds of vendors from across the country will participate in a weekend of arts, music, sports, competitions, and food.


Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps: $4,900

Northwoods Encore Drum & Bugle Corps Show will be held at Steim Stadium July 2, 2019, feature drum and bugle corps from through the midwest.