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Scholarships Available For Area Students

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is accepting scholarship applications from area students who will be furthering their post-secondary education next fall. The Community Foundation currently has over 178 scholarship funds to support educational endeavors. Each scholarship follows a set of criteria established by the fund representative. Scholarships are available for students who excel academically, […]

December 2, 2015


Scholarship Opportunity

College is expensive! Not that this is a revelation to any parent, but once one looks at the cost of tuition and books, living expenses and extracurricular activities, the numbers can be overwhelming. High school students are well advised to begin research in their junior year to allow time for college visits, online research and […]

November 1, 2015


Kiwanis Concert Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Kiwanis Concert Fund to its family of funds. “Distributions from the fund will support the fundraising activities of the Kiwanis Club of Wild Rose, Inc.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

October 27, 2015


Cultural Commons Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Cultural Commons Fund to its family of funds. “The Cultural Commons will create a garden and education space within Pfiffner Park to serve as an interactive and dynamic educational experience for all people. This space will establish a natural Point of Beginning along the Wisconsin River, leading […]

October 26, 2015


Community Foundation Grant to Operation Bootstrap

People in this picture: Community Foundation Grant Committee Co-Chair Jennifer Young Karen Aldinger, Operation Bootstrap President Community Foundation Grant Committee Co-Chair Soua Cheng Jim Koziol, Past President of the Community Foundation At its recent board meeting, the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin presented a check to Operation Bootstrap for $36,000. Operation Bootstrap President Karen Aldinger […]

Operation Bootstrap

October 15, 2015


Arts Night and Toast to the Arts

With cooler weather approaching, everyone turns their attention to indoor activities including two popular area autumn events. A.R.T.S. night on October 28 at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn is organized by the Women’s Fund of Portage County. Their tag line “A reason to shop, share, and socialize” sums up the fun for all attending. Tickets […]

September 15, 2015


New Foundation Leadership

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomed three new members to its Board of Directors: Dawn Cherek, Tiffany Praeger and Sue Shulfer. All embody the spirit of the communities the Foundation represents, bringing talent, expertise and energy to the table. Dawn Cherek currently is Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central WI, an […]

August 15, 2015


Angie Sheldon Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Angie Sheldon Memorial Scholarship Fund to its family of funds. “The fund awards a scholarship for up to four years to a graduating senior from the Almond-Bancroft High School seeking a degree from a four year college or university.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

July 21, 2015


Opening A Fund At the Community Foundation

Leaving a legacy is not as difficult as one might think. The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin has a number of options to impact the community at large or a person’s favorite charity, literally forever! How to Start a Fund 1. Select and meet with the professional advisor of one’s choosing 2. Meet with a […]

July 8, 2015


Grant Proposals: Best Writing Practices

Grant Season is nearly upon us. Beginning July 1, 2015 we will begin accepting applications. We wanted to share this article with all of you that has some good information about grant writing practices. by Mathilda Harris Good writing is a crucial skill, no matter what type of proposal you’re submitting. Clearly communicating your project […]

June 29, 2015


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Leah Lueck
Community Foundation of Central WI
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