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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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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The Foundation Gives out the First of Eight Community Action Grants

Things are getting exciting this week! We met with Deb Weberpal and Matt Amundson from Whitewater Parks and Recreation on July 7 for their ribbon-cutting ceremony. We presented them with a check for $2332 to assist in paying for the purchase of new adult fitness equipment that Deb spearheaded. And, of course, we took a short stroll over to Treyton’s Field of Dreams to support the ribbon-cutting on their new concession building. Deb, Director of Seniors in the Park, and …

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WCF Invests in Children with the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

Dr. Beverly Kopper, Mark Dorn, Rick Fassl, Jim Coburn, Stacey Lunsford, Kevin Brunner, Rev. David Yochum, Dawn Hunter The Whitewater Community Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the presentation of $1,000 to Stacey Lunsford, Director of the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library. These monies are matching funds that will be spent toward an Americorps and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Play & Read program. The Irvin L. Young was selected by DPI as one of seven sites …

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