2024 Fall Community Grants Awarded

Sep 26, 2023 | News & Events

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin (CFCWI) recently awarded $145,052 in grants to 38 organizations that will enhance Portage and Waushara Counties now and for future generations. Applications for CFCWI’s next Community Grants Cycle will be open again on January 1st, 2024.

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

Portage County Grant Recipients

  • ADRC – AARP Tax-Aide
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central WI – One-to-One Youth Mentoring
  • Bill Cook Chapter of Izaak Walton League – New AED for Stevens Point facility
  • Boston School Forest – Addition of a Vault
  • Boys & Girls Club of Portage County – Pilot Dinner Program at Rural Club Sites
  • Campe HOPE – Free Bereavement Camp
  • CAP Services – Multicultural Engagement Services
  • Central Rivers Farmshed – General Operations for Co-packing and Food Security Efforts
  • Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra – Dorothy Vetter Education Concerts
  • CREATE Portage County – Game Jams: Exploring the Art of Technology
  • Evergreen Community Initiatives – Stevens Point Warming Center
  • Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes – Staff-Led Troop for Hmong Girls in Portage County
  • Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development – Water Appreciation Day 2024
  • Midstate Independent Living Choices – ROCC Point Support Group Services
  • ODC – Better Together – Friendships
  • Operation Bootstrap – Food and Household Essentials for Low Income
  • Point Dance Ensemble – The Dance with Me Project
  • Portage County 4H Leaders Association – AmeriCorps Volunteer, Expanding Capacity
  • Portage County Cultural Festival – Portage County Festival
  • Portage County Historical Society – Historical Restoration and Preservation of Heritage Park
  • Portage County Literacy Council – Tutor/Learner Outreach and Support Initiative
  • Prevent Blindness Wisconsin – Children’s Vision Health Program
  • Stevens Point Area Public School District – SPAPSD Parent/Guardian Education Sessions
  • Stevens Point Park, Recreation & Forestry – Pfiffner Pioneer Park South Bike Pad Project
  • Stevens Point YMCA – Behavioral Health and Support Services
  • The Playhouse Theatre Group – Bringing Books to Life via Theater
  • UWSP Foundation – UWSP Student Emergency Needs Grants
  • Very Young Composers – Very Young Composers of Central Wisconsin Class of 2024
  • Wisconsin Lions Foundation, Inc. – Wisconsin Lions Camp Rentals – GLOBE Program

Waushara County Grant Recipients

  • CAP Services – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
  • CAP Services – Community Resource Team
  • Hancock Public Library – Library Addition for community outreach
  • Saxeville Community Church – Mission Backpack
  • Waushara County Department of Human Services – Blue Ribbon Kids Day
  • Waushara-Wautoma Senior Center – Roof Repair/Freezer Repair
  • Wautoma Area Fire District – Helmets for Officers
  • Wautoma Police Department DARE Program – DARE Education
  • Wautoma Public Library – Wautoma Library Main Street Wall Mural

Major Projects Grant Recipient

  • Central Rivers Farmshed and CREATE Portage County

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that inspires charitable giving by connecting people and resources to enhance Central Wisconsin now and for future generations. Contact us at foundation@cfcwi.org for more information on how you can give back to your community and accomplish your philanthropic goals.

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