Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin



The Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin is a nonprofit community corporation, created by and for the people of north central Wisconsin. We exist to enrich life for present and future generations.


The goals are to:

  • Responsibly solicit, manage, and distribute philanthropic assets created by charitable gifts and bequests.
  • Communicate opportunities and benefits of philanthropy to communities served.
  • Demonstrate leadership and act as a catalyst to design programs and identify issues in collaboration with other foundations, corporations, organizations, and communities.
  • Engage in creative and sensitive grant making to enrich communities served. Devote special emphasis to education, the arts, health and human services, and the preservation of historical, cultural, and natural resources.



    Web Address

    www.cfoncw.org

    Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin


Community Foundation announces 2018 grant recipients
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

As part of its annual presentation on Wednesday November 14, the Merrill Area Community Foundation announced 13 grants totaling $9,507...more

Community Foundation awards more than $300000 in scholarship awards
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

WAUSAU-- Since the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin's inception in 1987, more than $3.2 million has been awarded...more

NTC Alternative High School art projects on display Saturday at Monk Botanical Gardens
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

The Beyond Pencils and Crayons Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin provided support for the project. A...more

Wausau Conservatory of Music offers summer camps for pre-K to high school musicians
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

The Conservatory, north central Wisconsin's school of music, offers a full slate of ... Most camps cost less than $150, and scholarships are available. ... comes from a Community Foundation of North...more

Stock the Shelves seeks Wausau-area donations in final days
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

People may donate through the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin either online at cfoncw.org, or by sending a check with "Stock...more

Stock the Shelves donations help Merrill Community Food Pantry feed those in need
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

... The Women's Community and The Salvation Army. The local Stock the Shelves effort is administered through the Community Foundation of...more

Community fund set up in honor of March 22 shooting victims
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

“The Be Amazing Fund was met with 100% approval by all of our board members,” Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin...more

New Community Fund for Shooting Victims
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Executive Director of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, Jean Tehan, told Newsline 9 that the fund idea was met with open...more

Northland Lutheran students, volunteers plant garden for others
Foundation: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

... the work of planting Kronenwetter's first community garden, thanks to a generous grant from the Community Foundation of North Central...more

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Marathon County, WI

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