Spring Community Grants Awarded

Mar 9, 2022 | News & Events

The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin recently awarded $141,894 in grants to 26 organizations that will enhance Portage and Waushara Counties now and for future generations. The Foundation has granted a total of $313,133 this fiscal year (July 1, 2021-June, 30, 2022) to support programs and projects in Portage and Waushara counties that align with our values and five mission areas: arts & culture, education, environment, helping people, and wellness.

Nonprofits will be able to apply for Community Grants Fall Cycle starting July 1st, 2022.

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

Portage County Grant Recipients

  • Boys & Girls Club of Portage County – Jefferson Elementary School Center
  • CAP Services – Mental Health Navigation
  • Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum – Operational Support
  • Community Friends – Annual Program Support
  • Community Partners – Better Together
  • CREATE Portage County – General Operation Support
  • Festival of the Arts – 2022 Festival
  • JusticeWorks – Shifting Gears Community Service Bike Facility Update
  • Mid-State Technical College – Community Outreach for Health & Wellness Promotion
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Association – Powering the Just Energy Transition
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame – Camp Invention STEM, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program
  • ODC – Build Out of New Location
  • Operation Bootstrap – Replace Walk-in Freezer
  • Playhouse Theater Group – Exceptional Arts Programming
  • Portage County Historical Society – Talking Points Historical Education Program
  • Portage County Literacy Council – Refugee Resettlement in Portage County
  • Samoset Council – Summer Programming
  • Sculpture Park – LIT 2
  • Stevens Point Child Safety Center – Operational Support
  • The Holly Shoppe – Computers for Holly Shoppe & Holly Shoppe Office
  • Village of Amherst – Building on Tomorrow: Nelson Park Renovation

Waushara County Grant Recipients

  • McCombs Bruchs PAC – Summer Children’s Theatre
  • Patterson Memorial Library – Remember Me
  • Poy Sippi Library – Promoting Creativity at the Library
  • Unity Recovery Services – Waushara SHINES Recovery House
  • Waushara County Food Pantry – Enhancing Food Support Services

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