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Upcoming Foundation Events and Deadlines

  • Community Enhancement Grant Deadline

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Quarterly application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month regarding the status of their application.

  • Nonprofit Educational Series

    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Dudley Tower - Main Floor Conference Room

    “The Illusion of Grant Readiness” presented by Theresa Collins of Beacon Organizational Consulting. Registration is required. Seating is limited. Register through the Community Foundation office at 715-845-9555 or jenna@cfoncw.org. Thanks to our sponsors, the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, the seminar is FREE to nonprofit agencies serving Marathon County.

  • Community Arts Grant Application Deadline

    Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Annual application deadline. Review Panel open meeting will be held (tentatively) on Thursday, May 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified by the end of May regarding the status of their application.

  • Clyde F. Schlueter Foundation Application Deadline

    Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of June regarding the status of their application.

  • Community Arts Grant Review Open Meeting

    Thursday, May 11, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Dudley Tower Main Floor Conference Room, 500 First Street, downtown Wausau, Wisconsin

    Community Arts Grant applicants are encouraged to attend the review panel meeting. Applications will be reviewed, discussed, and scored in an open panel meeting.

  • Community Enhancement Grant Deadline

    Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

    https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfoncw

    Quarterly application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month regarding the status of their application.

  • Nonprofit Educational Series

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Dudley Tower - Main Floor Conference Room

    “Shake Up Your Board: Recruit & Retain a Power House Board of Directors” presented by Theresa Collins of Beacon Organizational Consulting. Registration is required. Seating is limited. Register through the Community Foundation office at 715-845-9555 or jenna@cfoncw.org. Thanks to our sponsors, the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, the seminar is FREE to nonprofit agencies serving Marathon County.

  • Clyde F. Schlueter Foundation Application Deadline

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of September regarding the status of their application.

  • Murco Foundation Application Deadline

    Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of September regarding the status of their application.

  • Community Enhancement Grant Deadline

    Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

    https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfoncw

    Quarterly application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month regarding the status of their application.

  • Mid Wisconsin Scholarship Deadline

    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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    Annual application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of November regarding the status of their application.

  • Nonprofit Educational Series

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Dudley Tower - Main Floor Conference Room

    “Writing Winning Foundation Proposals” presented by Theresa Collins of Beacon Organizational Consulting. Registration is required. Seating is limited. Register through the Community Foundation office at 715-845-9555 or jenna@cfoncw.org. Thanks to our sponsors, the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation and Wisconsin Public Service Foundation, the seminar is FREE to nonprofit agencies serving Marathon County.

  • Community Enhancement Grant Deadline

    Friday, December 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM

    https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cfoncw

    Quarterly application deadline. Applicants will be notified by the end of the month regarding the status of their application.

TV/Radio/Newspaper Articles

9/8/16 Community Arts and the CVA
8/25/16 Community Arts Grant - Center Stage
8/11/16 Rib Mountain State Park Shelter
7/28/16 Distributions Committee Youth Representation
7/14/16 Alexander Airport Park Fund
6/23/16 Habitat for Humanity
6/19/16 Hatley PTO Playground Fund
5/26/16 GrassWorks Foundation Fund
5/12/16 Grand Theater Preservation Society Fund
4/28/16 Riverfront Development Project
4/14/16 Sudan Water Project
3/24/16 Friends of Rib Mountain Education Center
3/10/16 Rural Health Initiative
2/25/16 Legacy Society/Planned Giving
2/11/16 Bradley Foundation Fund
1/14/16 Community Enhancement Grants
1/28/16 Scholarship Season
12/24/15 Various Giving Options
12/10/15 Win Brockmeyer Scholarship Fund
12/21/15 Win Brockmeyer Award Recipient
11/24/15 ReUnited Grant Recipient
11/12/15 Scott Stasney Freedom Fund
11/3/15 A Walk in Their Shoes Grant Recipient
10/15/15 Legacy Giving
10/8/15 Children's Museum of Marathon County Fund
9/24/15 Building Local Funding Partnerships
9/10/15 Richard Knauf Scholarship Fund
8/27/15 Charitable Gift Annuities
8/13/15 JoJo's Jungle Project Fund
7/23/15 Christmas in July (Giving any time of the year)
7/9/15 Wausau Conservatory of Music Fund
6/11/15 Wausau Coated Donor Advised Fund
5/28/15 Colossal Fossils Grant Recipient
5/14/15 Christopher Wallschlaeger Scholarship Fund
4/23/15 Hardels' HOPE Fund
4/20/15 Wausau River District Grant Recipient
3/26/15 Paws Enforcing Laws Fund
3/5/15 Beyond Pencils & Crayons Grants
1/22/15 Scholarship Funds
11/24/14 Donor Advised Funds
10/23/14 CommUNITY Quest
9/25/14 Acton Academy Fund

6/28/15: myTeam Triumph helps athletes with disabilities compete
6/26/15: Children’s museum planned for downtown Wausau
6/20/15: A father’s mission: creating an inclusive playground
6/18/15: Foundation grants support local arts
6/10/15: Hmong memorial organizers ready for fundraising push
4/1/15: Woodchucks owners establish work ethic scholarship
3/24/15: Try investing in Community Foundation
12/23/14: Consider charities purpose
11/13/14: Longtime Wausau booster honored for philanthropy
10/10/14: Backer remembered for contributions to Wausau community
10/7/14: Giving builds community
9/25/14: Wolff family donates $1 million
9/3/14: Designed by Everest grad, bike fixtations station installed
7/15/14: Charitable gift annuity
6/10/14: G. Lane Ware worked to build Wausau Community