Foundations in Marathon County 2022-10-21T18:31:57+00:00

Foundations Serving Marathon County

This resource provides a complete listing of private, corporate, and public foundations serving Marathon County. These are not foundations administered within the Community Foundation – they are separate organizations with their own funding guidelines. You must contact them directly to determine if their mission matches your fundraising needs.

Community Foundations

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin
Contact: Sue Nelson, Program Director
500 First Street, Suite 2600
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 845-9555 / Email / Website / Online Application

Foundation funds administered within the Community Foundation utilizing the Online Application
Contact: Sue Nelson

  • Ed & Joyce Creske Family Foundation
  • Mid Wisconsin Legacy Foundation
  • Murco Foundation
    Contact: Stewart Etten
    715-845-4336 / Email
  • Clyde F. Schlueter Foundation
  • Wausau & Marathon Parks and Recreation Foundation
    Contact: Jamie Polley
    715-261-1550 | Email

Private Foundations

Judd S. Alexander Foundation
Contact: Gary W. Freels
PO Box 2137
Wausau, WI 54402-2137
Phone: (715) 845-4556 / Email / Website

Walter Alexander Foundation
Contact: Walter Koskinen
227521 Harrier Ave, Suite D
Wausau, WI 54402
Phone: (715) 203-1401 / Email

Bell Family Charitable Foundation
Contact: Becky Kettleson
PO Box 1725
Wausau, WI 54402-1725
Email

Dwight and Linda Davis Foundation
Contact: Jeff Stubbe or Amanda Sahr
PO Box 1367
Wausau, WI 54402-1367
Phone: (715) 393-4572 / Email

Dudley Foundation
Contact: Andrew Dudley Shannon
500 First Street, Suite 2
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 849-5729 / Email / Website

John & Alice Forester Charitable Trust
Contact: John M. Forester
Family Office Solutions, LLC
PO Box 4079
Greenville, DE 19807
Phone: (302) 426-4910

Victor & Helen Geisel Foundation
Contact: Matt Rowe
PO Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
Phone: (715) 845-4336 / Email

Gering Family Foundation
Contact: Rick or Sue Gering
6870 CR-W
Winchester, WI 54557
Phone: (715) 845-9230 / Email

Raymond & Marie Goldbach Foundation, Inc.
Contact: John L. Skoug
PO Box 363
Marathon, WI 54448
Phone: (715) 443-2211 / Email

B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation
Contact: Pam Jackson
500 First Street, Suite 5
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 842-3700 / Email / Website

Robert & Mary Jo Hartwig Family Foundation
Contact: Daniel Hartwig
3604 Maple Hill Drive
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 845-3555 / Email

Juedes-Molinaro Family Foundation
Contact: Art or Barb Juedes
117 S 3rd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401-4635
Phone: (715) 845-9231 / Email

Lewitzke Foundation
Contact: Jeremy or Lindsey Lewitzke
1701 Green Vistas Drive
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 581-5871 / (715) 571-2463 Website / Email 

Marth Foundation
Contact: Michelle Natzke
6752 State Hwy 107 North
Marathon, WI 54448
Phone: (715) 443-3748

May Family Foundation
Contact: Amy Sislo Rydland, Secretary
14430 Bermuda Dunes Way
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
Phone: (907) 687-9820 / Email

Harvey J. Nelson Charitable Trust 
Contact: Erica Bean
111 E Kilbourne Ave, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-287-7259

Paul & Ruth Schultz Foundation
Contact: Karla Kieffer
1800 Grand Ave
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 847-4609

Sonnentag Foundation
Contact: Rebecca Sonnentag
PO Box 100
Wausau, WI 54402-0100
Phone: (715) 848-1365 / Email / Website

Dan Storey Foundation
Contact: Matt Rowe
PO Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
(715) 845-4336 / Email

Stanley Zebro Foundation
Contact: Collin Ritzinger
Associated Trust Company, N.A.
2010 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 848-4772 / Email

Corporate Foundations

AbbyBank Foundation, Inc.
Contact:  Hillary Strebe
PO Box 648
Abbotsford, WI 54405-0648
Phone: (715) 316-6234 | EmailWebsite

Aspirus Health Foundation
Contact: Lanna Scannell
425 Pine Ridge Blvd
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 847-2470 / Email / Website

George Kress Foundation
Contact: Gordy Dybdahl
Green Bay Packaging
PO Box 19017
Green Bay, WI 54307-9017
Phone: (920) 433-5307

Foundation of Saint Clare’s Hospital
3400 Ministry Parkway
Weston, WI 54476
Phone: (715) 393-2604 / Email / Website

IncredibleBank Foundation
Contact: Dawn Follendorf
327 N 17th Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 348-1459 / Email

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation
Contact: Kelly Zagrzebski
PO Box 1166
Wausau, WI 54402-11166
Phone: (715) 848-7342 / Email / Website

Wood-Trust Charitable Foundation
Contact: Joan McCarville
PO Box 8000
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8000
715-423-6800 / Website

Other Funding Sources

City of Wausau Community Development Block Grants
Contact: Tammy Stratz
Wausau City Hall
407 Grant Street
Wausau, WI 54403
715-261-6682 / Email

Impact 100 Greater Wausau
Contacts: Becky Kettleson / Margy Stahr / Jen Thomas
PO Box 1554
Wausau, WI 54402
Website | Email

United Way of Marathon County
Contact: Ben Lee
705 S 24th Avenue, Suite 400B
Wausau, WI 54401
715-848-2927 / Email | Website

Public
Foundations

D.C. Everest Area Education Foundation
Contact: Lindsey Lewitzke
6300 Alderson Street
Schofield, WI 54476
Phone: (715) 359-6561 / Email

Edgar Area Education Foundation
Contact: Richard Wirkus
Edgar School District
PO Box 92
Edgar, WI 54426
Phone: (715) 352-2755 / Email

Grand Theater Foundation
Contact: Bill Tehan
PO Box 8050
Wausau, WI 54402-8050
Phone: (715) 845-4336 / Email

Marathon County Public Library Foundation
Contact: Chrystal Misener
300 N 1st Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone:715-261-7211 / Email

NTC Foundation
Contact: Vicki Jeppesen
1000 W Campus Drive
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone:715-675-3331 / Email / Website

Performing Arts Foundation
Contact: Sean Wright
401 N 4th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone:715-842-0988 / Email / Website

UWMC Foundation
Contact: Brad Zweck
518 S 7th Avenue
North Hall, Room 242
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 261-6280 / Email / Website

Wausau Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Contact: David Eckmann
PO Box 6190
Wausau, WI 54402-6190
Phone: (715) 845-6231 / Email

Wausau School Foundation
415 Seymour Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 261-0510 / Email / Website

Aytchmonde Woodson Foundation
Contact: Kathy Foley
PO Box 65
Wausau, WI 54402-0065
(715) 845-9201
Phone: (715) 845-2177

Woodson YMCA Foundation
Contact: Brian Bailey
707 Third Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 845-2177 / Email / Website

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Sue Nelson | Program Officer