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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Wrapping up our First Annual Campaign

2016 has been a big year for the Whitewater Community Foundation. We gave out almost $20,000 in grants to local nonprofits and their initiatives. These are organizations that put first the ideas of neighborhood and city when they think of community. And, we’re wrapping up our first ever Annual Campaign to raise money in order for our Foundation to continue these Community Action Grants. No foundation or nonprofit that wants to make a difference can continue to sit back on …

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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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