2023 Spring Community Grants Awarded

Mar 20, 2023 | News & Events

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin (CFCWI) recently awarded $164,547 in grants to 28 organizations that will enhance Portage and Waushara Counties now and for future generations. The Foundation has granted a total of $329,080 this fiscal year to support programs and projects in Portage and Waushara counties that align with our values and five mission areas.

Applications for CFCWI’s Community Grants Fall Cycle will be open again on July 1st, 2023.

Below is a complete list of spring grant recipients. For more information regarding the CFCWI’s grants process, please visit https://cfcwi.org/community-grants/

Portage County Grant Recipients

  • ADRC – Silver Threads of Portage County
  • Boys & Girls Club of Portage County – Club Create
  • CAP Services – Mental Health Navigation
  • Central Sands Amateur Radio – Equipping a Communication Support Vehicle
  • Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum – Museums for All
  • CREATE Portage County – General Operating Support
  • Foster Hope – Central Wisconsin Royal Family Kids
  • Friends of Women in Recovery – Medicaid Shortage
  • Junior Achievement of Wisconsin – Program Expansion
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association – 32nd Annual Energy Fair
  • Mid-State Technical College – DEI Applied Conference Scholarships
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame – Camp Invention
  • ODC – Better Together
  • Operation Bootstrap – Job Assistance Program
  • Plover River Crossing – Interpretive Trail Signs
  • Portage County Historical Society – We Just Wanted to Play
  • Portage County Legal Aid Society – Legal Services Support
  • Riverfront Jazz Festival – 20th Annual Festival
  • St. Bartholomew Church – Handicap Accessibility Lift
  • Stevens Point Area School District- Equity Walk
  • Stevens Point Sculpture Park – Building Power
  • The Salvation Army of Stevens Point – Emergency Assistance

Waushara County Grant Recipients

  • American Legion Woman-Minskey – WWII Memorial Building Tables
  • Ice Age Trail Alliance – Prairie restoration & education
  • North Central Conservancy Trust – Strategic Outreach for Conservation
  • Waushara County Food Pantry – Maintaining Hunger Relief Services
  • Waushara County Health Department – Waushara Run for Hope 5K
  • Waushara Prevention Council – Backpack Food Program

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