Welcome to the new website page that features new stories each month highlighting what great things our members are accomplishing.

May 2021

Member featured: Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

Impact Updates from the Watertown Community Health Foundation



April 2021

Member featured: Community Foundation of South Central Wisconsin

$3.2 million donated to Baraboo Public Library for expansion



Member featured: Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools to get nearly $800M in relief aid



Member featured: Oshkosh Area Community Foundation

Follow-up: Bike trail between Ripon and Green Lake needs funds to move forward


Member featured: Stateline Community Foundation

Defy Domestic Abuse awarded grant


Member featured: Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Greater Green Bay Community Foundation to acquire downtown train depot



Member featured: Ascendium Education Group

2020 Education Philanthropy Report: Empowering Possibilities


Member featured: Shawano Area Community Foundation

$1 Million! Gresham High School Graduates Each Can Get a $3,250 Scholarship


Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Community Foundation Awards $117,420 in Community Enhancement Grants


Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Incredible gift gives another $1 million at time of need


Members featured: Brewers Community Foundation and American Family Insurance

Brewers partner with AmFam to help 'Fearless Dreamers' in Milwaukee


March 2021


Members featured: Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Herb Kohl Philanthropies

African American, next-gen Milwaukee philanthropists lead $2 million campaign for health equity research



Member featured: Fort Atkinson Community Foundation

Rainbow Hospice Care Inpatient Center celebrating 10 years


Member featured: Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin

Grants available from Milton Fund


Member featured: Wisconsin Partnership Program

Milwaukee doulas help pregnant Black women during the pandemic


Member featured: Kern Family Foundation

Conference to look at character through a professional lens


Member featured: National Guardian Life Insurance

National Guardian Life Insurance Black History Month Project


Member featured: Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual commits $5M to Children’s Wisconsin



Member featured: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Non-Profit Grants Now Being Offered


Member featured: Eau Claire Community Foundation

Women’s Giving Circle to host virtual event on mental health awareness


Member featured: Stateline Community Foundation

Filmmakers honored with BIFFY awards


Member featured: Ascendium Education Group

7 rural community colleges join effort to boost student outcomes



Member featured: Shawano Area Community Foundation and Waupaca Community Foundation

Waupaca, Shawano Foundations help Rhoades Sanford Foundation in Neenah


Member featured: Milwaukee Bucks Foundation

Fiserv, Bucks award grants to 20 local minority-owned businesses


February 2021



Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

10 Myths about the Racial Wealth Gap



Member featured: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Sinclair named chief diversity and inclusion officer for GMF





Member featured: Central Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

COVID-19 Community Response fund raised $632,000 to help local nonprofits




Members featured: Milwaukee Area Technical College and Milwaukee Public Schools

MPS, MATC and UWM Discuss Their Efforts in Place to Close Equity Gaps for Students


Member featured: Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin

Women’s Fund reaches goal


Member featured: Fort Atkinson Community Foundation

Fort Atkinson Community Foundation Quarterly Newsletter


Member featured: Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

Impact Report 2020


Member featured: United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County unveils plans for $25 million MacKenzie Scott gift




Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

A Generous Match Boosts a Great Future for ALL Local Young People


Member featured: Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation's Sustainability Report


January 2021

Member featured: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment

Increasing Access: Improving Immunization Rates by Leveraging Pharmacists




Member featured: The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Local organization to grant money to woman making impact in community


Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Nearly $80K in funding available through Community Response Fund


Member featured: WHEDA Foundation

HAVEN receives grant for new security system


Member featured: Waukesha County Community Foundation

Waukesha County Center for Growth names new executive director



Members featured: Rockwell Automation and Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation

Rockwell Automation Launches Milwaukee’s First Math Week Dec. 14-18




Member featured: Madison Community Foundation

Nonprofits hoping 2021 brings better fundraising opportunities



Member featured: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Our View: Appreciate those who gave in 2020, now are gone


Member featured: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin

How One New Program Hopes to Help Kids Who Test Positive for Lead Poisoning


Members featured: Associated Bank and Zilber Family Foundation

Construction commences on new homes in north side Milwaukee subdivisions



Member featured: Greater Sauk County Community Foundation

Foundation changes name




Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Art making an impact on at-risk youth thanks to generous donors


December 2020


Member featured: Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

More COVID-19 Emergency Response Grants Available


Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Community Foundation awards more than $555,000 in community enhancement grants in 2020


Member featured: Ascendium Education Group

Newsletter: New postsecondary education in prison resources, etc.


Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Fox Valley Generosity Ranks Community Foundation 51st Nationally


Member featured: United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County

United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County exceeds campaign goal


Member featured: Daniel Hoan Foundation

Hoan bridge will be lit up for Chanukah


Member featured: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

UWM awarded $1 million grant for more diversity in STEM



Member featured: Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin

New funding aims to bring more mental health resources to Douglas Co.


Member featured: United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County

‘This is why we exist’: United Way helping local nonprofits through pandemic


Member featured: Stateline Community Foundation

Foundation accepts scholarship applications



Member featured: United Way of Dane County

Grant a Wish


Member featured: Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin

Friends of Emerson Park to launch capital campaign


Members featured: Alliant Energy Foundation and American Family Insurance

Art of the everyday: See the world through the eyes of the Wisconsin State Journal’s photographers



Member featured: Prairie Springs: The Paul Fleckenstein Trust

Year end giving more important than ever in 2020


Member featured: Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin

Grants to finance improvements at historic Platteville home


Member featured: Fort Atkinson Community Foundation

BASE announces 2020 Heart of BASE Award recipient





Member featured: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Floerke named Community Foundation President and CEO



Member featured: Fort Atkinson Community Foundation

Fort Atkinson Community Foundation Quarterly Newsletter


November 2020




Member featured: Oshkosh Area Community Foundation

Ripon Education Foundations launches #RiponRoar Days



Member featured: Fort Atkinson Community Foundation

Fort Foundation’s online scholarship site now accepting applications


Member featured: Madison Community Foundation

Madison on track to avoid brutal arts cuts in 2021 city budget



Members featured: Milwaukee Public School, UWM Foundation, Milwaukee Area Technical College

Covid-19 still hammering budgets, educators say




Member featured: UWM Foundation

UWM joins effort to improve nutrition education


Member featured: Associated Bank

Small business initiatives receive local funding


Member featured: UnityPoint Health Meriter

UnityPoint Health Meriter restricted by COVID-19 community spread



Member featured: Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee

Great Woman-Centric Moments in Wisconsin’s History



Member featured: Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin

Grant used to purchase equipment for Southwest Health EMS


Member featured: Madison Community Foundation

Foundation leads in challenging time -- Roberta Gassman


Member featured: Greater Milwaukee Foundation

What an Equitable Pandemic Recovery Looks Like: Part 2



Member featured: Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Chief John Raaflaub Memorial Firefighter Scholarship Fund


Member featured: Medical College of Wisconsin

A Plea to Our Community about COVID-19


Member featured: Zilber Family Foundation

Zilber Family Foundation November Update


Member featured: Fond du Lac Area Foundation

FDLAF Receives $3.8 Million Gift, Largest in History


Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Creating Impact by Guiding Nonprofits To Excellence


Member featured: Madison Community Foundation

Community Impact Grants


October 2020


Member featured: Madison Community Foundation

Community Impact Grants




Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Online catalog to help nonprofits hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic


Member featured: Wisconsin Partnership Program

Madison nonprofit serving Hmong elders seeks help



Member featured: Milwaukee Bucks Foundation

Pat Connaughton honored after major donation to Neighborhood House


Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Latest grants from COVID-19 fund top $100K


Member featured: Baird Foundation

Baird donation helps Junior Achievement


Member featured: Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

COVID’s effect on homeless community multifaceted





Member featured: Ascendium Education Group

Second Round of Maintain Momentum Grants Announced




Member featured: Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Northwestern Mutual commits $2.5 million to schools, education initiatives


September 2020



Member featured: Gateway Technical College Foundation

Gateway Foundation seeks donors for emergency grants to students


Member featured: Zilber Family Foundation and United Way of Greater Waukesha & Milwaukee County

Flood the Market with Masks!


Member featured: Greater Milwaukee Foundation and Bader Philanthropies

UpStart Kitchen boosts inner city entrepreneurs, feeds those in need


Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin set to kickoff COVID-19 Impact Catalog


Member featured: United Way of Dane County, UnityPoint Health-Meriter, UW Health

Group formed to address Black maternal health, infant mortality in Dane County


Member featured: Stateline Community Foundation and Alliant Energy Foundation

Welty Environmental Center navigates pandemic while pursuing equity goals






Member featured: Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin

Tim Parker President/CEO Named President/CEO of Community Foundation


Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Taylor Cheese Fund awards Grants to New London, Fremont



Member featured: Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region

Imagine Fox Cities - Keep The Conversation Going About Antiracism, Belonging and Community


Member featured: Medical College of Wisconsin, Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Medical College, Greater Milwaukee Foundation unveil priority areas, branding for new collaboration


Member featured: Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

Update for the Community on the TalkReadPlay Center



Members featured: Bader Philanthropies, The Lynde & Harry Bradley Foundation, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County, Northwestern Mutual Foundation, Rockwell Automation

Eloiza Altoro Joins Nonprofit Management Fund