Announcing Community Action Grants!

The Whitewater Community Foundation is happy to announce our new partners in our Spring Community Action Grant cycle! We received a number of stellar applications this year, and we can’t wait to share our interviews and site visits with you as the monies are spent and great programming happens in our beloved city. In total, the board awarded $7,000 to: Seniors in the Park for its work toward creating a dementia-friendly community; Lakeview Elementary’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math …

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Announcing Community Action Grant Deadline!

Twice a year, the Whitewater Community Foundation offers Community Action Grants for projects that our community and board of directors believe worthwhile and beneficial to various segments of the population. The Whitewater Community Foundation’s mission is to “enhance quality of life in the Whitewater area via educational, cultural, charitable or benevolent expenditures.” The Foundation provides seed money for nonprofit projects that benefit Whitewater and residents of Whitewater. We look for creative or innovative projects that address community needs and can …

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#GivingTuesday

Jim Caldwell from First Citizens State Bank presents a check for $10,000 to President Kevin Brunner for our first Annual Campaign! The Whitewater Community Foundation has been asking the community for donations, so that we can fund our Community Action Grants. We gave out almost $20,000 in grants in the spring funding adult fitness equipment in Starin Park, diabetes medication for under-insured patients at Rock River Free Clinic, STEM Camp Invention Scholarships for Whitewater children, a mural on the playground …

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WCF Supports Music at the Whitewater City Market

Another Community Action Grant on the books! Board members of the Whitewater Community Foundation visit the new Whitewater City Market every Tuesday, but yesterday was a special occasion. President Kevin Brunner and Vice President David Yochum met with board members Kristine Zaballos and Lisa Smith from Downtown Whitewater to present them with a check that helps pay musicians for the entertainment provided in the courtyard of the market from 3:30-7:30. Downtown Whitewater finds local and area musicians, some from as …

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Danielle Frawley Joins the WCF Board of Directors

The Whitewater Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of our newest board member: Danielle Frawley. Danielle Frawley is a lifelong resident of Whitewater. She attended UW-Whitewater and graduated with her BBA in International Business with a minor in Spanish in 2007. She is currently the Chief Retail Officer at Fort Community Credit Union. Danielle is passionate about our local community and volunteers with many local organizations including Whitewater Rotary International. She currently holds board positions with the Whitewater …

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