Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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 120 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, artistically, athletically and simply who have a desire to further their education.  As each fund is different, the Foundation encourages applications from all interested students.  Funds are available to support graduates from all area high schools as well as college students furthering their education.

The Community Foundation annually distributes approximately $140,000 through its family of scholarship funds.  Scholarship awards are announced each June.  An application is required.  The deadline for all 2013 scholarship applications is March 1, 2013.


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Monday, November 19, 2012

Joey Trzebiatowski Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Joey Trzebiatowski Memorial Scholarship Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

“The fund will award an annual scholarship to a Portage County graduating high school senior planning to attend either UWSP or MSTC”, said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

James R. Cherney Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the James R. Cherney Scholarship Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

The fund will award an annual scholarship to a Portage County graduating high school senior who was also a varsity athlete.  “Recipients may reapply for the scholarship for up to four years.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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MADA Custom Apparel Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the MADA Custom Apparel Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation
 
“The fund will award two $1,000 scholarships annually, one each to a male and female SPASH graduating senior who participated in at least two varsity sports.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
 

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Faces & Places of Northern Wisconsin Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Faces & Places of Northern Wisconsin Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

“Distributions from the fund will allow residents in the region to share the unique social and ecological characteristics and stories about features of their community they cherish through conversations, interviews and social media” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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One Simple Decision Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the One Simple Decision Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

Distributions from the fund will be used to purchase a driving simulator which models cell phone texting and impaired driving, and their consequences.  “Our community has suffered a number of traffic deaths in recent years due to texting while driving or impaired driving.  We are pleased to help Pacelli seniors with their community need project.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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Culver's Cares Giving Fund

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Culver’s Cares Giving Fund to its family of funds.  A charter agreement was recently signed to establish this new fund at the Community Foundation

Distributions will provide funding for charitable and educational programs by the Trzebiatowski family.  “This is another example of business leaders giving back to the community that gives so much to their families and associates.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.

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