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Grant Applications 2014

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is accepting grant applications for its 2014 Community Grants Program.Applications will be considered for funding through Foundation family funds, mission funds and donor-advised funds.
Grant applications are limited to non-profit agencies and organizations exempt from federal taxation under Section 501(C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and/or established citizen committees wishing to complete a community project for area enhancement.  
The Foundation operates without discrimination as to age, religion, sex, or national origin in considering applications and awards grants only to agencies and organizations that likewise do not discriminate.
Preference will be given to projects and programs that:
·Support the Foundation’s goals of helping people, enhancing education, enriching arts and culture, contributing to wellness, and improving the environment.
·Respond to current and emerging needs or gaps of services in Central Wisconsin.
·Demonstrat…

Community Foundation Scholarships Make Dreams Come True

Every year the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin has the rewarding job of distributing scholarships to area students pursuing post-secondary educations.This year was no different.Nearly $130,000 in awards is being given to 154 scholars. Some of our scholarships recognize students who were active in high school sports, others acknowledge community involvement or above average grades or strong work ethic.All of these deserving students will move forward with their career plans, knowing that all or part of their college tuition is being paid.Funding for these scholarships comes from members of our community who want to ensure that our students have a bright and prosperous future. In talking with some of this year’s recipients about how they will “pay it forward” after college graduation, here are some of their thoughts.Isaac Dopp, attending UW-Madison this fall with a Major in Music Performance, said once he is in his career he would donate to the Community Foundation.Katelyn Mc…

Portage County Public Library Board of Trustees, Inc

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Portage County Public Library Board of Trustees, Inc. fund to its family of funds.
“The fund accepts donations that support the operation of the Portage County Public Library.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
Contributions to the Community Foundation are always welcome and can be made online at www.cfcwi.org or mailed to the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, PO Box 968, Stevens Point, WI54481. Read more...

Peter C. Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin welcomes the Peter C. Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Fund to its family of funds.
“The fund will award an annual scholarship to a Portage County resident pursuing a degree in education from UWSP.” said Terry Rothmann, Executive Director.
Contributions to the Community Foundation are always welcome and can be made online at www.cfcwi.org or mailed to the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin, PO Box 968, Stevens Point, WI54481. Read more...