Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin Announces Changes

Stevens Point, Wisconsin (September 4, 2018) – The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is pleased to announce additions to their staff and increased office hours to support continued growth in the community.

Starting Tuesday, September 4, the Community Foundation office will be open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and Friday, 8:30 am to noon. The increased office hours will help the Foundation better serve the needs of donors, grant recipients, nonprofits and the entire Central Wisconsin community.

“The Community Foundation Board of Directors recently conducted a strategic plan setting the course for the future of the Foundation,” said Erin Andrews, Executive Director at the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin. “Through this process, we identified strategic goals and the operational changes required to fulfill our mission and continue to grow. We are thrilled to add individuals to the Foundation Team who are committed to improving the quality of life in Central Wisconsin.”

Hired for her superb customer service and organizational skills, Karen Wolf joined the Community Foundation team in June as Office Coordinator. Karen has more than 16 years of office experience, including running her own business. Karen welcomes visitors to the office and oversees gift processing and board communications.



Marlee Bokhoven was brought on to the team in May to serve as Grants & Scholarships Coordinator. Marlee oversees the annual Community Grants cycle, coordinates the selection and distribution of scholarships, and facilitates donor-advised grants. Marlee is originally from Iowa and has a background in foundation grantmaking.



Jessica Hoerter was recently hired to develop strategic communications to support donor relations and enhance the Community Foundation role within the community. She also serves as Coordinator for the Women’s Fund of Portage County to provide professional support to the volunteer activities of the Women’s Fund of Portage County. Jessica comes to the Foundation with more than fifteen years of marketing and communications experience and a master’s degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.


The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships, grants and opportunities to make Central Wisconsin a better play to grow, to work, to play and to retire through financial management of gifts and grants from individuals and organizations. Our mission areas are: helping people, enhancing education, enriching arts and culture, contributing to wellness, and improving the environment. For more information on how you can give back to your community and accomplish your philanthropy goals, please visit