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Emergency Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin just opened the Emergency Fund, which will allow the Foundation to respond to one-time, non-recurring needs that arise in the community outside its normal fall grant cycle.
“Our Grants Committee has wanted this capability for many years, and it is very gratifying that the dream has now been realized.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.Applications for funding from the Emergency Fund will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Grants Committee on a first-come, first-serve basis. Read more...

Edith D. Kraus Charitable Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Edith D. Kraus Charitable Fund to its family of funds.“Annual allocations
from this endowment fund will benefit St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
Edie was well known in the community due to her involvement and support of many non-profit organizations including being a founding member of the Women’s Fund of Portage County.In recognition of her generosity with her time and assets, she was named an “Emeritus Director” of the Community Foundation.
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St. Paul Lutheran Church and School - Community Outreach

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the St. Paul Lutheran Church and School - Community Outreach Fund to its family of funds.
“Distributions from this fund will be used to meet the mission of the church and school, as well as community outreach events such as the Thanksgiving Basket Program that provides families of need with all the food essential to preparing a Thanksgiving meal in their home.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Sisters of St. Joseph - Third Order of St. Francis Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Sisters of St. Joseph-Third Order of St. Francis Fund to its family of funds.
“Distributions from the fund will help continue the mission and ministry of the religious organization of the Sisters of St. Joseph-Third Order of St. Francis.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Wild Rose - Lois & Margaret Walters Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin has opened a fund for the Wild Rose - Lois & Margaret Walters Scholarship.
“Each year, this scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of Wild Rose High School who is in their sophomore year or beyond in a four year college or university and who has at least a 3.0 grade point average.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
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Community Foundation Awards 196,000 in Grants

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin has awarded over $196,000 in grants to non-profit organizations and causes from the following funds:
Arts & Culture Mission Fund, Community Fund, Education Mission Fund, Environment Mission Fund, Helping People Mission Fund, Wellness Mission Fund, Arthur Heinz Charitable Giving Fund, Geraldine Hartford Fund, Keystone Fund
Community Volunteers from the Foundation’s Grants Committee reviewed 73 grant applications with total requests exceeding over $380,000.
Not only was the Foundation able to fund over 50% of this year’s requests, it also was able to establish an “EMERGENCY FUND” that will permit funding of unforeseen community needs that fall outside the normal granting cycle of July 1 – August 15.
Recipients include:
12 Apostles Musky Club - Wisconsin River Fish Stocking Project Alzheimer's Association - Woman to Woman:Connecting Women to Alzheimer's Care Resources
Amherst After School Success Program - Sponsor a Reading Tutor
Arts All…