Community Foundation Receives National Standards Accreditation

Feb 23, 2021 | News & Events

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is accredited by the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™—the highest standards for philanthropic excellence.

The National Standards for U.S Community Foundations represents the Foundation’s commitment to go above and beyond federal and state law requirements to demonstrate accountability and excellence to communities, policymakers, and the public.

The Accreditation Seal is only awarded to those community foundations that continue to meet comprehensive standards. Those receiving the Accreditation Seal have demonstrated their commitment to the success and well-being of every cause they support and are willing and able to stand by every grant they have made. The Accreditation Seal signals to donors, professional advisors, nonprofits, and businesses that the Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin is a trusted place to leave a gift that will live forever and give forever.

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin provides grants to local non-profits throughout Portage and Waushara Counties, awards scholarships to deserving students, and offers a variety of ways to inspire charitable giving by connecting people and resources to enhance Central Wisconsin now and for future generations.

When we give together, our communities will grow forever.

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