Founded in 1987, the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin responsibly seeks, manages, and awards charitable gifts with one goal in mind: to enhance the quality of this area for present and future generations.

Whether you wish to contribute funds for the well-being of your community or you have a community need to be addressed, the Community Foundation is ready to assist you with your philanthropic goals.

Our Mission: We exist to enhance the quality of the greater Wausau area.

Download the Community Foundation 2013 Annual Report PDF today

Nearly $2.25 Million Invested in Educational Dreams

Since the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin’s inception in 1987, nearly $2.25 million has been awarded in educational assistance through scholarship funds administered within the Foundation. These awards have impacted the lives of over 2,000 individuals.

Through the generosity of our donors, more than $200,000 has been awarded this spring to over 180 students throughout north central Wisconsin.

Scholarship funds have been established for various reasons including honoring or memorializing a loved one, supporting a particular field of study, recognizing a specific academic institution, or to benefit a particular student population. Contact Jean Tehan at our office (715-845-9555 or jean@cfoncw.org) if you would like to discuss establishing a fund